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McConnell confronted by protesters while leaving restaurant

Sen. Mitch McConnell was confronted by protesters on Saturday afternoon. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Sen. Mitch McConnell was confronted by protesters on Saturday afternoon. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Senator Mitch McConnell was confronted by ICE protesters while leaving a Louisville restaurant on Saturday afternoon.

The interaction was caught on camera as the Senator left lunch on Bardstown Road. 

ICE protesters gathered behind McConnell as he left the Bristol Bar and Grille.

"Vote you out, vote you out," protesters chanted.

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McConnell, wearing a green shirt, does not appear to react or respond during the incident. 

The protesters also yelled "Abolish ICE."

Senator McConnell was supportive of President Trump's executive order to stop the separation of families at the border.

The Senator's office said they currently do not have a comment regarding today's incident.

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