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McConnell: ‘Radical Social Takeover Is The Last Thing Americans Need’, Says Voters Gave Dems ‘A Preview Of That Fact Last Night’

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Henry Rodgers Senior Congressional Correspondent
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell weighed in on Tuesday night’s elections, where Republicans outperformed Democrats in many key races, slamming Democrats’ “radical social takeover” as the last thing Americans needed.

McConnell gave a floor speech Wednesday where he said the Democrats misinterpreted their narrow victory in 2020 and are letting the far-left wing of the Democratic party run the show. McConnell mentioned a range of issues such as education, illegal immigration, competing with China, Medicare and more.

“Last night was a difficult evening for Democrats. The Democratic Party has wildly misread their mandate and let the radical left run the country. Local Democrats let teachers’ unions keep schools shut months longer than necessary and told parents they didn’t get a say in what their kids are learning,” McConnell said during his floor speech. (RELATED: Youngkin Beats McAuliffe, Clinching First Statewide Win In Virginia For Republicans Since 2009)

“The American people will not stand for this. That’s what voters told Democrats last night. The results from different parts of the country demonstrate this was in large part a referendum on national issues. Democrats should listen to the voters, drop their reckless taxing and spending spree, and stop trying to ram through a socialist transformation that the American people never asked for. The radical transformation that Democrats are writing behind closed doors would compound every mistake their party has made,” McConnell continued.

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“This radical social takeover is the last thing Americans need and the last thing Americans want. The voters of America just gave our colleagues a preview of that fact last night. They should pull back from the brink while they can,” he added. (RELATED: House GOP Campaign Arm Adds 13 Democratic Seats To Its Target List)

Glenn Youngkin will be Virginia’s next governor after narrowly beating former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe Tuesday night, making him the first Republican to win statewide in over a decade. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) also added 13 Democratic House seats to its target list Wednesday morning after Youngkin beat McAuliffe and the New Jersey governor’s race remained too close to call.