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Watch: McConnell defends blocking election security bills

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., holds a news conference in the Capitol on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to criticism about his decision to block election security bills.

He said his decision was "not news to anybody who has followed my career or knows anything about Congress.

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