REPORT: Restaurant where McConnell accosted releases statement

OCTOBER 22, 2018

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The restaurant where House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, were heckled by protesters last Friday evening in Louisville issued a statement saying it regrets that the incident occurred and that its staff was caught off guard.

“We strongly believe everyone should feel welcome and safe in our restaurants,” the management of Havana Rumba, a Cuban restaurant with three locations in the Louisville area, wrote on Facebook. “It was Friday night in the middle of the rush and our staff was caught off guard as the incident developed quickly. Once we were aware of the situation we acted quickly and efficiently to assure that everyone was safe.”

The article goes on to state the following:

In a video posted on TMZ, McConnell, R- Ky., and Chao appeared to be finishing up their meal on Friday when they were approached by four men. One of the men began shouting at the Kentucky lawmaker, saying “get out of here” and “Why don’t you leave the entire country?”

The man also allegedly grabbed McConnell’s box of leftovers and threw it outside.

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  1. Susan Morgan October 22nd, 2018 at 6:51 pm

    I’m sick of trying to post on this site I’m tired of having to give my name and email address or login only to have your comment erased and when you go to login there is no login what the hell it’s so annoying almost every post comes up that way


  2. ZS October 22nd, 2018 at 7:23 pm

    Charges should be brought against those men. Don’t use the excuse of rush hour even tho its busy – the manager is suppose to be aware of whats going inside the restaurant. But thanks for trying to make things better for everyone.


  3. Joretta Hutton October 23rd, 2018 at 12:03 am

    Agree with you Susan Morgan.


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