CNN’s Brian Stelter Prayer Shames Mitch McConnell

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CNN anchor Brian Stelter used Twitter to point out six instances where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered prayers for those affected by mass shootings.

“Six of the times @SenateMajLdr Mitch McConnell offered prayers to the victims of mass shootings,” Stelter wrote above a graphic of McConnell’s tweets addressing shootings from 2017 onward, including El Paso.

The Twitter account @Richard_Harambe accused Stelter of “prayer shaming.”

The CNN host denied the accusation in a reply, insisting he is “all in favor of prayer,” but also “in favor of reporting on what politicians do and don’t do.” (RELATED: Texas Lt Gov Warns Antifa: ‘Stay Out Of Texas’ In Wake Of Walmart Shooting)

Daily Caller social media director Jessica Fletcher summed up the reaction from many conservatives on Stelter’s feed:

UPDATE: Stelter told the Daily Caller he was referring to this “Reliable Sources” segment pointing out McConnell but asking politicians in general what they are “going to do” about mass shootings.