McConnell accosted at Louisville restaurant

McConnell accosted at Louisville restaurant
McConnell is seen in the video, published by TMZ, at a popular Louisville eatery. (Source: TMZ)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Video shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell being yelled at while dining at a popular Louisville Restaurant.

In the video, McConnell and his wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao can be seen dining at Havana Rumba.

A man is seen in the video standing near McConnell’s table yelling at him to leave.

Other people in the restaurant can be heard telling him to stop.

McConnell’s office issued a statement on the incident:

The Leader and Sec. Chao enjoyed their meal in Louisville last night and they appreciate those who spoke up against incivility. They hope other patrons weren’t too inconvenienced by left-wing tantrums. As the Leader often says, the Senate will not be intimidated by the antics of far-left protesters.

Havana Rumba issued an apology on Saturday evening via Facebook, stating “We strongly believe everyone should feel welcome and safe in our restaurants.” The full statement is below.

We deeply regret the incident that took place at our restaurant this weekend. We strongly believe everyone should feel...

Posted by Havana Rumba Cuban Restaurant Louisville on Saturday, October 20, 2018

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