Grimes blames McConnell for blocking attempts at immigration reform

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Updated Thursday, Jul 10 at 6:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said President Obama's emergency spending request amounts to a blank check to continue failed immigration policies.

Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes isn't saying whether she supports the president's request.

One thing's for sure, the story that is the talk of the nation right now is reaching into the Kentucky Senate race.

Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell says he's taking a hard look at president Obama's $3.7 billion proposal.

Though Alison Grimes blames McConnell for blocking previous attempts at immigration reform she won't say whether she would support the president's plan.

WHAS11's Political Editor Joe Arnold has more, click on the video player above.

 

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