Close
Date TimeAugust 05, 2019
Voice
Mitch McConnell campaign posts photos of tombstones with Democrat names on hours after El Paso shooting
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has been criticised after his re-election campaign team posted a photo of gravestones bearing the names of various Democrats and their policies – hours after the deadly mass shooting in El Paso on Saturday. Alongside a picture of a grinning Senator McConnell, the tweet shows a tombstone reading “RIP Amy McGrath, November 3rd 2020”, who is running to unseat him in the Kentucky Senate race.The other gravestones include socialism, the Green New Deal and Merrick Garland, a Democratic Supreme Court nominee who Mr McConnell refused to bring to the Senate floor for a vote in 2016.The tweet was posted on Saturday evening, just hours after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that has so far left 22 people dead. Democrat Amy McGrath has responded to the post, saying: “Hours after the El Paso shooting, Mitch McConnell proudly tweeted this photo. I find it so troubling that our politics have become so nasty and personal that the Senate Majority Leader thinks it’s appropriate to use imagery of the death of a political opponent (me) as messaging.”> The Grim Reaper of Socialism at FancyFarm today. FancyFarm139 pic.twitter.com/KMKJifu3b5> > — Team Mitch (@Team_Mitch) > > August 3, 2019Ms McGrath then added: “It’s symptomatic of what is wrong with our system. I’m fine with the ordinary rough and tumble of politics, but this strikes me as beyond the pale.”Mr McConnell previously spoke out against violent political rhetoric, slamming Democrats for engaging in “toxic behaviour” leading up to the 2018 midterm elections.Patrick Crusius, the suspected shooter in the El Paso attack, is believed to have posted a four-page message online calling the Walmart attack “a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas”.The repeated use of the word "invasion" was one of many rhetorical devices in common with President Trump's stance on the issue of immigration, which Mr McConnell has amplified in his role as Senate Majority Leader.Senator McConnell’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Related Stories
The Satanic Sex Cult Leader Who Loved Animal Sacrifices, Orgies, and MurderThe Satanic Sex Cult Leader Who Loved Animal Sacrifices, Orgies, and Murder
Trump gives thumbs up in photo with El Paso orphanTrump gives thumbs up in photo with El Paso orphan
Husband of woman killed in mass shooting invites public to her funeral because he has no other familyHusband of woman killed in mass shooting invites public to her funeral because 'he has no other family'
Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life SentenceCyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life Sentence
Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, James Corden count the ways Trump made his El Paso, Dayton visits about TrumpJimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, James Corden count the ways Trump made his El Paso, Dayton visits about Trump
Texas Police Apologize for Viral Photo of Mounted Officers Leading Black Man by RopeTexas Police Apologize for Viral Photo of Mounted Officers Leading Black Man by Rope
On Ferguson, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris Told a Terrible LieOn Ferguson, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris Told a Terrible Lie
David Harbour has strong words for those blaming mental illness for mass shootingsDavid Harbour has strong words for those blaming mental illness for mass shootings
Truly Outrageous Gun And Machete Attack Marks Second Night Of Violence In Birmingham'Truly Outrageous' Gun And Machete Attack Marks Second Night Of Violence In Birmingham
What Is QAnon? The Conspiracy Theory So Whacky The FBI Has Declared It A Domestic Terror ThreatWhat Is QAnon? The Conspiracy Theory So Whacky The FBI Has Declared It A Domestic Terror Threat
Latest News
Earthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in NevadaEarthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in Nevada
Trump Pressed Ukraine Leader for Corruption Inquiry Into Bidens SonTrump Pressed Ukraine Leader for Corruption Inquiry Into Biden's Son
Yemen upcycles shot-up buses to ease water shortageYemen upcycles shot-up buses to ease water shortage
Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan linesGorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines
Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in southTyphoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in south
Joe Biden says Trump ‘deserves to be investigated’ over Ukraine scandal: ‘He knows I’ll beat him like a drum’Joe Biden says Trump ‘deserves to be investigated’ over Ukraine scandal: ‘He knows I’ll beat him like a drum’
Delta has an incredible fare sale through Wednesday with flights as low as $97Delta has an incredible fare sale through Wednesday with flights as low as $97
China Offers Its Side of Human Rights Debate Before National DayChina Offers Its Side of Human Rights Debate Before National Day
Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner Present at 2019 Emmy AwardsKim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner Present at 2019 Emmy Awards
Emmys 2019: See the complete list of winnersEmmys 2019: See the complete list of winners
Leaders
Donald-TrumpDonald Trump
45th President of the United States of America
Mike-PenceMike Pence
Vice President of the United States
Boris-JohnsonBoris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Angela-MerkelAngela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Emmanuel-MacronEmmanuel Macron
President of France
Justin-TrudeauJustin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nancy-PelosiNancy Pelosi
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Barack-ObamaBarack Obama
44th U.S. President
Theresa-MayTheresa May
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vladimir-PutinVladimir Putin
Russian President
Shinzo-AbeShinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Related Stories
The Satanic Sex Cult Leader Who Loved Animal Sacrifices, Orgies, and MurderThe Satanic Sex Cult Leader Who Loved Animal Sacrifices, Orgies, and Murder
Trump gives thumbs up in photo with El Paso orphanTrump gives thumbs up in photo with El Paso orphan
Husband of woman killed in mass shooting invites public to her funeral because he has no other familyHusband of woman killed in mass shooting invites public to her funeral because 'he has no other family'
Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life SentenceCyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life Sentence
Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, James Corden count the ways Trump made his El Paso, Dayton visits about TrumpJimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, James Corden count the ways Trump made his El Paso, Dayton visits about Trump
Texas Police Apologize for Viral Photo of Mounted Officers Leading Black Man by RopeTexas Police Apologize for Viral Photo of Mounted Officers Leading Black Man by Rope
On Ferguson, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris Told a Terrible LieOn Ferguson, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris Told a Terrible Lie
David Harbour has strong words for those blaming mental illness for mass shootingsDavid Harbour has strong words for those blaming mental illness for mass shootings
Truly Outrageous Gun And Machete Attack Marks Second Night Of Violence In Birmingham'Truly Outrageous' Gun And Machete Attack Marks Second Night Of Violence In Birmingham
What Is QAnon? The Conspiracy Theory So Whacky The FBI Has Declared It A Domestic Terror ThreatWhat Is QAnon? The Conspiracy Theory So Whacky The FBI Has Declared It A Domestic Terror Threat
Latest News
Earthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in NevadaEarthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in Nevada
Trump Pressed Ukraine Leader for Corruption Inquiry Into Bidens SonTrump Pressed Ukraine Leader for Corruption Inquiry Into Biden's Son
Yemen upcycles shot-up buses to ease water shortageYemen upcycles shot-up buses to ease water shortage
Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan linesGorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines
Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in southTyphoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in south
Joe Biden says Trump ‘deserves to be investigated’ over Ukraine scandal: ‘He knows I’ll beat him like a drum’Joe Biden says Trump ‘deserves to be investigated’ over Ukraine scandal: ‘He knows I’ll beat him like a drum’
Delta has an incredible fare sale through Wednesday with flights as low as $97Delta has an incredible fare sale through Wednesday with flights as low as $97
China Offers Its Side of Human Rights Debate Before National DayChina Offers Its Side of Human Rights Debate Before National Day
Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner Present at 2019 Emmy AwardsKim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner Present at 2019 Emmy Awards
Emmys 2019: See the complete list of winnersEmmys 2019: See the complete list of winners
Leaders
Donald-TrumpDonald Trump
45th President of the United States of America
Mike-PenceMike Pence
Vice President of the United States
Boris-JohnsonBoris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Angela-MerkelAngela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Emmanuel-MacronEmmanuel Macron
President of France
Justin-TrudeauJustin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nancy-PelosiNancy Pelosi
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Barack-ObamaBarack Obama
44th U.S. President
Theresa-MayTheresa May
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vladimir-PutinVladimir Putin
Russian President
Shinzo-AbeShinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
77-year-old man took bullet for wife at El Paso shooting that killed 22
Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS
Analysis: How India's actions in Kashmir could spark a new war with Pakistan
Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized
Afghan official: Policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 7
Mugabe still in Singapore hospital since April: president
El Paso shooting: Trump administration cut programmes to fight far-right extremism and white supremacy in US
Ohio gunman's ex-classmates decry missed chances to stop him
El Paso shooting: Mexico government calls for US gun law reform over 'act of terrorism' in Texas
GOP Rep. Calls for Raising Gun-Purchase Age to 21 in Response to Mass Shootings
The Latest: Apparent Twitter feed shows shooter was leftist
The Latest: Russia says attack on its Syria base injures 4
Furious Trump denounces 'major violation' as China intensifies trade war and markets plunge
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Relentlessly Grills Kellyanne Conway on Trump’s Role in Shootings
Classmate Says Dayton Shooter Targeted Her in High School: ‘We Predicted He Would Do This’
UN report: North Korea cyber experts raised up to $2 billion
Mexico: Texas shooting 'act of terrorism' against Mexicans
Jon Voight says racism was 'solved long ago' in pro-Trump video: 'He is not a racist'
Trump jabs Fed, calls China's currency move 'major violation'
Joe Biden's brother and hedge fund manager accused of fraud
Syria Kurds warn of Turkish attack despite US mediation
Ohio governor stopped mid-speech at vigil for Dayton shooting victims: 'Do something'
Mexican man who shielded wife in Texas mass shooting dies
Half The UK's Highest Earners 'Live In London Or South-East – And They're Mostly Male'
New Parents With Relationship Problems Can 'Cause Behaviour Issues In Children'
Longtime ‘Simpsons’ Composer Alf Clausen Sues Fox Over 2017 Firing
Police divers quit search of river for Canada murder suspects
North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report
Obama library brings elation but also fear of displacement
Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead
Trump blames 'glorification of violence' but not guns after mass shootings
R. Kelly Charged With Prostitution in Minnesota
Marvel Studios’ ‘The Eternals': Gemma Chan in Talks to Join Cast
Third ‘Walking Dead’ Series Casts Nico Tortorella
More than 175 killed worldwide in last eight years in white nationalist-linked attacks
The Latest: Ohio shooting victim remembered as 'humble' man
Kamala Harris Has 1 Big Weakness That Won't Be Easy to Dismiss
Turkey wants to expand Asian diplomatic ties: minister
Probe: No bias by TSA supervisor, but profiling concerns
Doomed: How the Battle of Saipan Ended Japan's Imperial Dreams
Trump's response to the weekend massacres show he is an ethical black hole
Frenchman achieves 'dream' of first hoverboard Channel crossing
Cellmate uses toilet to drown convicted Florida pedophile
Trump news: President fails to propose gun law change after mass shootings, as Obama warns leaders are feeding 'climate of fear'
Barack Obama Calls For Gun Control, Condemns Racist Language After Mass Shootings
Donald Trump ‘Super Fan’ Cesar Sayoc Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison After Sending Pipe Bombs to President's Critics
Barack Obama shares heartfelt response to mass shootings, calls for stricter gun laws
Latest GOP retirement highlights party's growing peril in TX
Mexico president urges US to take action on gun control
After Mass Shootings, Trump Veers Quickly From Horror to Score Settling
Life in Walmart El Paso store before the mass shooting shines a light on why it was targeted
Outrage in Gambia over claims ex-president ordered killings
Man who threatened to 'shoot up' Walmart in Florida said he was inspired by El Paso shooting
Utah State Student Killed Herself After Eight Months of Racist Attacks—and the School Did Nothing, Suit Claims
Trump demands death penalty for all mass murder hate crimes while condemning ‘white supremacy’
Tottenham Murder: 22-Year-Old Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering 89-Year-Old In Her North London Home
R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Crimes in Minnesota
Sheryl Crow is 'mad at a lot of people' over Michael Jackson's alleged sex abuse
Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes
Iran Signals More Escalation With Warning on Gulf Violations
British Airways flight makes emergency landing in Valencia after cabin 'filled with smoke'
The Latest: UN chief worried about rising tensions in region
Outrage in Gambia over release of ex-president's assassins
Ohio shooting suspect had been suspended from school for making a 'rape list' of girls he wanted to attack
Obama calls out leaders who feed 'a climate of fear and hatred' after mass shootings
Bjorg Lambrecht, A 22-Year-Old Belgian Cyclist, Dies After Race Crash
ABC President Karey Burke Says She Hasn’t Spoken to Constance Wu Since ‘FOTB’ Renewal Outburst
Video Game Association to Trump: Don’t Blame Games for Mass Shootings
An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami
Trump tweets, stays out of sight for hours after shootings
Not Even ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ From NRA—Just Boasts About Its Legislative Wins
White House fence project obscures tourists' view
Black Republican Exiting House Says He Wants a GOP More Like Him
Libya airliner narrowly avoids airport bombing
Wife of Syria's Assad says she is free of cancer
China may halt French police cooperation over Interpol case: source
Thousands evacuated after explosions at Russia ammo depot
Trump calls mass shootings 'a mental illness problem'
Jon Snow And Nigel Farage's Brexit Rally Comments Did Not Breach Rules, Ofcom Says
Britain joins US naval mission to protect international shipping in Gulf amid escalating security crisis with Iran
Poll shows Germany still divided 30 years after fall of Berlin Wall
Unrest feared after India revokes Kashmir's special status
Brazil gang leader puts on silicone mask and wig in attempt to flee jail disguised as his daughter
The Latest: Protesters besiege Hong Kong police HQ
UK joins United States for maritime security mission in Gulf
Democratic Congresswoman: Trump ‘Not Welcome’ In El Paso After Shooting
Ohio cops seen racing towards gunfire in Dayton to stop gunman
Analysis: India's actions in Kashmir could have bloody consequences in the UK
Dow stocks plunge 700 points as US-China trade war deepens
Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron Were Seen on a Date Days After He Slept Over Hannah Brown's
'The OA' Canceled After Two Seasons at Netflix
'Those who died in Toledo': Trump mixes up Ohio cities while giving remarks on mass shootings
Tesco Announces 4,500 Job Losses At Metro Stores
Trump demands death penalty for all mass murder hate crimes while condemning 'white supremacy'
Trump Directly Condemns White Supremacy After El Paso Mass Shooting
How Bristol University Is Trying To Prevent Student Suicides, After 11 Sudden Deaths
El Paso Shooting: How Should The Media Report On Far-Right Terrorism?
Jailed Ex-Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins 'Hid Mobile Phone In His Anus', Court Hears
Meghan Markle's £55 Marks & Spencer Dress Is Back In Stock – In All Sizes
Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan to Return for ‘American Idol’ Season 3
Boldest Kashmir Move in 70 Years Boosts Modi, Provokes Pakistan
Malaysian police looking for missing 15-year-old London girl
Global stocks tumble on tariff moves as Chinese yuan sinks
Explosion at Russian ammunition dump injures at least 4
Bristol University Unveils New Student Suicide Prevention Scheme
Tate Modern: Witness Appeal For ‘Suspicious Or Worrying Male’ Before Boy Was Thrown From 200ft Viewing Platform
Why The Royal Couple Just Unfollowed Everyone Off Instagram
BBC Apologises Over Stacey Dooley 'IS Salute' Inaccuracy In New Documentary
Will Israel’s New Missile Defense System Stop Iran if a War Begins?
Ramaphosa Stands Ground in South Africa Campaign Funding Scandal
India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree
Trump vows to 'act with urgent resolve' after mass shootings but says 'mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun'
Shohfah El Israel Jailed For Life For Murder Of Midwifery Student Joy Morgan
Witness Appeal For ‘Suspicious Or Worrying Male’ Before Child Was Thrown From 200ft Tate Platform
Asda Employees Set To Protest Over 'Punitive' New Contracts
Trump Blames Everything But Guns And Himself For El Paso And Dayton Mass Shootings
We Urgently Need Feel-Good Feminist Literature For Men
In less than a minute, Ohio gunman kills nine people, including sister
Trump news - live: President condemns 'racism, bigotry and white supremacism' in address to nation on mass shootings
Erdogan says will launch Syria operation east of Euphrates
Yemen rebel drones target Saudi airports: coalition
Uproar as India abolishes Kashmir's special autonomy
Trump's combination gun-immigration reform 'reminds me of the 1930s in Germany,' Rep. Jerrold Nadler says
'Jesus Christ, of course he's racist,' Beto O'Rourke vehemently says of Trump, tying him to weekend shootings
Shohfah El Israel Convicted Of Murder Of Midwifery Student Joy Morgan
India gold prices hit record high on global cues, weak rupee
Diabetic, 27, dies after taking cheaper insulin as he lost private health insurance
Ford shows most powerful street-legal Mustang with 760 hp
Iran's Zarif says US can't build Gulf coalition as allies 'ashamed'
Australia Won’t Consider Hosting U.S. Missiles, PM Morrison Says
3 killed as cliff collapses on popular California beach
Nigerian Shiite leader granted bail for medical care abroad
Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan
The Latest: Pakistan rejects India's Kashmir order
Dayton, Ohio shooting: City 'seconds away from catastrophic loss of life' as gunman named as Connor Betts
John Oliver examines U.S. prison labor, finds real-life Shawshank Redemption villains
McDonald's Admits It's Binning (Not Recycling) Its New Paper Straws
Strictly 2019: Jamie Laing Of Made In Chelsea Fame Joins Line-Up
Bristol University Trials New Student Suicide Prevention Scheme
India scraps special status for Kashmir in step Pakistan calls illegal
Mitch McConnell Falls Outside His Home, Fractures Shoulder
Russia says it would respond to U.S. missile deployments in Asia
How Israel and Iran Teamed up to Crush Iraq's Nuclear Bomb Program
Thailand seeks more than 10 suspects for series of bombs in Bangkok
Youngest survivor of El Paso gunman left orphaned as parents killed while protecting 2-month old baby
Trump news - live: President says gun controls should be tied to immigration reform as Democrats pile pressure on Senate leader to hear background checks bill
Brazil gang leader puts on silicon mask and wig in attempt to flee jail disguised as his daughter
Donald Trump's Racist Rhetoric To Blame For El Paso Shooting, Say Democrats
Brighton Pride Apologises To Disabled People Left Unable To See Kylie's Performance From The Accessibility Tent
Noel Gallagher Slams Liam's 'Weedy And Thin' Glastonbury Set: 'I've Never Been So Embarrassed'
EU criticises 'militarisation' of South China Sea
He Went Down the Manson Rabbit Hole and Barely Escaped
Malaysian police search for London teenager, 15, missing from jungle resort
Coast Guard Finds Drug-Smuggling Submarine with $232 Million in Cocaine Onboard
US Northwest towns 'woefully unprepared' as fire risk grows
Berlin: Don't see Germany taking part in U.S. naval mission in Strait of Hormuz
French inventor Franky Zapata has successfully crossed the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard
Mexico reacts with fury over ‘barbaric’ El Paso shooting, pledging to take action against gunman using international law
Attack on Texas shoppers to be handled as domestic terrorism
There's Now A Flying Car In Japan – And It's Had Its First Test Flight
Davina McCall Reflects On Jade Goody's Celebrity Big Brother Exit Interview
Love Island's Anton Confronted About Molly-Mae Feud During Live Reunion
How Normal Is Peeing In The Middle Of The Night?
John McDonnell Demands Probe Into Chancellor Sajid Javid's Time As A Banker
Pillow Bags Are A Thing – Here's Where To Buy Them
This Fertility Treatment Could Delay Your Menopause – But Experts Urge Caution
Hong Kong protesters and police face off in familiar cycle
Lockdown in Indian Kashmir as thousands more troops sent
So Much for Suez: What Britain's Tanker Crisis with Iran in the Gulf Really Means
El Paso attack becomes America's 250th mass shooting this year
What Is 8chan And How Did It Become A Breeding Ground For Violent Extremism?
Strictly Come Dancing: Paralympian Will Bayley Hoping To 'Inspire People With Disability' As He Joins Line-Up
Emma Watson Is Backing This New Sexual Harassment Helpline For Women In The Workplace
Matt Hancock Changes His Mind And Says MPs Can't Block A No-Deal Brexit
Boris Johnson Should Publish The Civil Service's No-Deal Impact Papers
Couple Takes Engagement Photos In A Supermarket, Because Why Not?
HSBC axes CEO Flint after only 18 months in role to speed up growth
Chinese yuan falls to weakest level against dollar since 2010
Asia markets sink as the Chinese yuan tumbles
US, South Korea prepare military drills despite North's ire
Love Island's Amber And Greg Proved Why They're Everyone's Winners When They Reunited With Michael
Gang Leader Dressed As His Own Teenage Daughter In Jail Break Bid
How 8chan Became A Breeding Ground For Violent Extremism
Strictly Come Dancing: Michelle Visage Confirmed For 2019 Line-Up
Donald Trump Says 'Perhaps More Has To Be Done' After 29 Killed In Two Mass Shootings
The Latest: Protesters fill public spaces in Hong Kong
Tate Modern: Child 'Thrown From 10th Floor' No Longer In Life Threatening Condition
Nora Quoirin: Disappearance Of London Teenager 'Being Treated As Abduction'
Love Island Reunited Amy, Curtis And Maura And It Was All Kinds Of Awkward
India Scraps Kashmir's Long-Held Autonomy, Escalating Tensions
John Oliver Delivers Emotional Plea to Trump and America in Wake of Dayton and El Paso Mass Shootings
Mexico to pursue legal action after seven citizens killed in El Paso shooting
Every Mode Of Public Transport Ranked, According To How Much It Sucks With A Buggy
Britain's Got A Bowel Problem – How Can We Get To The Bottom Of It?
More Transparency About Costs In The Pension Industry Needed, Say MPs
Brown Rats Are Plaguing People's Homes This Year – Here's Why
Trump tweets as gun violence and white nationalist terrorism stalk America
'Miracle' needed for quick EU-Swiss treaty deal, Swiss minister says
For Ireland Plc, Pain of No-Deal Brexit Is Starting to Hit Home
France, Germany condemn Russia protest crackdown
Close