Conservative Challenger Has Nickname for McConnell

West Virginia Senate candidate Don Blankenship intensified his attacks against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as polls show him falling behind his two opponents.

With barely a week until the Republican primary and early voting already underway, the coal baron revealed his startling nickname for Senator McConnell: “Cocaine Mitch.”

Blankenship’s referring to a 2014 article in the Nation, a progressive news magazine, describing how Colombian authorities once discovered drugs aboard a freighter owned by the family of McConnell’s wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

In a recent interview, Blankenship hinted that voters should be wary of McConnell’s high-profile connections in China.

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