Mitch McConnell's boldfaced lie: The filibuster has "no racial history at all. None."

When asked if Republicans will use the filibuster as a tool to make it harder for Black people to vote, Mitch McConnell says with a straight face that the filibuster "has no racial history at all. None. There's no dispute among historians about that." But McConnell surely knows better. The filibuster, which was created by mistake, does have a racist history. Here is McConnell's BS statement, followed by The Recount's filibuster history lesson.

And here is Elizabeth Warren with another history lesson:

Finally, here are some Twitter responses to McConnell's lie.