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Demonstrators protest outside Mitch McConnell's Kentucky home

Demonstrators chanted "Hey hey, ho ho, Mitch McConnell has got to go" as well as "vote him out." 

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Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2018
Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2018
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Updated: September 20, 2020 - 12:37pm

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Protesters on Saturday gathered outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Kentucky home.

According to the Louisville Courier Journal demonstrators chanted "Hey hey, ho ho, Mitch McConnell has got to go" as well as "vote him out." 

WDRB reported that someone had a sign that said "Ruth sent us," another individual had a sign for McConnell's election opponent Amy McGrath and someone else had a sign that said "No Ethics No Shame."

McConnell, a long-serving legislator who entered office more than three decades ago, released a statement Friday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announcing that the Republican-controlled Senate will hold a vote once President Trump's appoints a nominee to fill the vacancy on the country's high court.

Republicans in 2016 refused to hold a vote on President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to fill a Supreme Court vacancy.