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McCaskill blasts “embarrassing uncle” in the Senate, in the last floor speech

Sen. Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, to see the here in September, voiced their complaints to the Senate. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, file)

Democratic sen. Claire McCaskill criticized the Senate in a somber farewell speech Thursday, calling it “dysfunctional” and filled with “too many embarrassing uncle.”

The two-term senator from Missouri, delivered a speech, a goodbye, after she lost her re-election bid in November, the state’s Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley. They hired the skills of the Senate, adding that they feared for their future: “It’s just not as well as before.”

“The Senate of the United States is no longer the “world’s greatest deliberative body, and everyone needs to stop saying that until we recover from this time of polarization and of the fear of the political consequences of the hard votes,” McCaskill.

She also took on the goal of your colleagues.

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“Peter Morgan, an author who wrote that no family is complete without an embarrassing uncle. We have too many embarrassing uncle in the Senate of the United States.”

She added that in her time as Deputy, when she learned that “it puts the ‘fun’ in dysfunctional.”

Other senators deployment of farewell speeches this week, Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Bill Nelson, D-Fla.

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