suggested on Friday that Democrats
Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
's (R-Ky.) lead and cut the summer recess short.
Maddow recalled how, in 2018, the then-Senate majority leader gave Senate Republicans
the authority to “use the majority they fought so hard for” by reducing their August recess to one week.
“Why are Democrats not doing that this year?” Maddow wondered.
“They would give themselves more power and options,” she continued, “by giving themselves more time at work
to do stuff while they have this precious majority that history
predicts they will lose in the next election
, and possibly even before then.”
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