Think tank smackdown: Mitch McConnell vs. Norm Ornstein

June 21, 2013

On Friday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was at the American Enterprise Institute on Friday to give a speech on the First Amendment. But the real highlight came during the Q&A period, when he got grilled by AEI scholar Norm Ornstein over Citizens United and McConnell's past defense of political disclosures.

"Norm is a good, old-fashioned, far-left guy," McConnell said. "I like him. He's fine. He's been wrong for as long as I can remember. And it's great to see you here. I've been wanting to spar with you for years."

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