Amy McGrath

10 Hour Bus Ride – Aug. 23, 2019

Amy McGrath
August 23, 2019
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Campaign status: Lost

JIMMY MOORE: It was a ten-hour bus ride. We were coal miners with black lung disease, going to see our senator, Mitch McConnell, to try and save our disability benefits. Ten hours on a bus, and we got to see him for all of one minute. My stepfather and grandfather died of black lung. Now I could lose my son. Mitch McConnell let the coal companies walk away from us. And then after one minute, he did, too.

MCGRATH: Our coal miners risked their lives to fuel our country and our growth into a world power. I’m Amy McGrath, and we owe them. I learned in the Marines to leave no one behind. But after 34 years in Washington, Mitch McConnell left our coal miners behind years ago. The question for anyone in Congress is, which side are you on? I approve this message because I’m on the side of miners and their families. And I’ll never walk away.