The newspaper depicted McConnell as a worm after Senate Republicans on Friday blocked bipartisan legislation to set up an independent commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Weeks after he left office, former President Donald Trump was impeached for inciting the violence.
“Spineless McWorm,” read the tabloid’s headline, adding underneath: “Mitch & His GOP Cowards KO Riot Probe.”
The Daily News called out McConnell’s opposition to the commission with a similar front page last week, showing him as Trump’s lapdog:
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