This post was updated at 5:20 p.m. to reflect the group's tweets about McConnell's sexual orientation.

A Democratic super PAC launched recently to oppose Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) reelection is under fire for tweeting about McConnell's "Chinese" wife and suggesting that the senator is gay.

The group, Progress Kentucky, tweeted the following  Feb. 14 about McConnell and his wife, former labor secretary Elaine Chao, who is of Chinese descent and was born in Taiwan: