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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday joined the growing ranks of politicians and political figures who actively oppose any policy to fight climate change, but also claim to not know the science of climate change.
Without a fully functioning National Labor Relations Board, the Board would not be able to enforce an employer's legal obligation to bargain with its employees' union. Nor would it be able to stop an employer from firing pro-union workers or from spying on union gatherings.
In audio of his June remarks at a secret Koch Brothers event, obtained by The Nation, McConnell vowed that the Senate will not waste time on things like increasing the minimum wage for people making only about $15,000 annually if he becomes majority leader.