"I say to Senator McConnell: Stop worrying about your billionaire friends, they're doing just fine," said Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
"Start worrying about the working families of your state and around this country who are struggling to keep their heads above water.".
"Workers in Kentucky and America cannot get by on $9 or $10 an hour," said the Vermont senator.
Sen. @BernieSanders: "I say here in Kentucky to Sen. McConnell--stop blocking legislation from coming to the floor of the Senate... Stop your cowardice.
As Common Dreams reported, the coal miners said McConnell was "rude" during their meeting and brushed off their concerns.
"Coal miners are not my enemy," Sanders said Sunday, detailing the comprehensive Green New Deal proposal his campaign released last week. »