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Bourbon: Brooklyn Bourbon and Mcconnell

bourbon: There was even ribbing when the Democrat presented McConnell with a bottle of bourbon made in his home New York City borough of Brooklyn, according to CBC. McConnell, whose state knows a thing or two about bourbon, proclaimed, There's no such thing as Brooklyn bourbon. We really do get along, despite what you read in the press, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York said Monday at a previously scheduled appearance alongside his counterpart, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, at the University of Louisville. Dreamers' fret about their future as U.S. Congress debates their fate Mexico wall likely to rise again in immigration talks But just days after the two leaders brokered a bipartisan 400 billion US budget agreement and helped shepherd it into law, both men made clear that an immigration agreement will be tough. He said while Democrats have called for swift action on immigration, Now's the time to back up the talk with the hard work of finding a solution. The time for political posturing is behind us, McConnell said later Monday on the Senate floor. ( As reported in the news.