The Senate Is The ‘most Privileged Nursing Home In The Country’


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GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley on Thursday known as the Senate “the most privileged nursing home in the country.”

In response to a query about Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) apparently freezing up on Wednesday whereas taking questions in Covington, Ky., Haley stated on Fox Information that the Kentucky senator has “done some great things, and he deserves credit,” however emphasised that “you have to know when to leave.”

““No one should feel good about seeing that any more than we should feel good about seeing Dianne Feinstein, any more than we should feel good about a lot of what’s happening or seeing Joe Biden’s decline,” Haley stated. “What I will say is, right now, the Senate is the most privileged nursing home in the country.”

Wednesday was the second time in a matter of weeks McConnell has frozen whereas speaking to reporters, along with his aides saying he was merely lightheaded. The episodes, together with Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) obvious bouts of confusion within the Capitol, have highlighted issues concerning the superior age of among the Senate’s leaders.

Haley has known as for necessary “mental competency tests” for politicians older than 75 and time period limits for Congress. 

“I think that we do need mental competency tests for anyone over the age of 75, I wouldn’t care if they did them over the age of 50,” Haley stated. “But these are people making decisions on our national security. They’re making decisions on our economy, on the border. We need to know they’re at the top of their game.”

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