Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) played his unfortunate “freeze” episode for laughs on Wednesday when he joked about President Joe Biden getting “sandbagged” earlier this year.
As Breitbart News reported, Mitch McConnell froze in the middle of a press conference for an extended period of time, ending with him being escorted off by concerned staffers:
McConnell — who at 81 years of age is the longest-serving party leader in the history of the U.S. Senate — went silent during his opening remarks at his regular press conference, according to video of the alarming moment.
“Well, good afternoon, everyone,” he said moments after walking up to the podium. “We’re on a path to finishing the NDAA this week. There’s been good bipartisan cooperation, as well as a string of, uh,” he trailed off.
As his tight-lipped, unblinking pause grew longer,…