Vandals have focused the houses of Republican Senate chief Mitch McConnell and Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi with graffiti, faux blood and a pig’s head, US media stated.
“Were’s [sic] my money,” and “Mitch kills the poor,” was daubed on McConnell’s entrance door and window in Louisville, Kentucky, US media reported.
A pig’s head and pretend blood had been left exterior Pelosi’s San Francisco dwelling on January 2, in line with native media Saturday.
The homes of the top Republican and Democrat had been focused following intense debate over a Covid-19 stimulus bailout for Americans.
An extended-awaited $900 billion pandemic reduction package deal was lastly authorised Christmas Eve, with the Democrat-led House of Congress approving a rise in help from $600 to $2,000.
But the Republican-led Senate has not authorised the rise — regardless of livid calls to take action from President Donald Trump.
On Wednesday, McConnell had informed reporters: “The Senate is not going to be bullied into rushing out more borrowed money into the hands of Democrats’ rich friends who don’t need the help.”
Kentucky Metro police stated the incident occurred round 5am native time Saturday (1000 GMT) in line with native information channel WAS11. It was unclear if anybody was dwelling on the time.
McConnell referred to as the graffiti a “radical tantrum,” and added: “Vandalism and the politics of fear have no place in our society.”
In San Francisco, Pelosi’s storage door was sprayed with a crossed-out “$2K”, adopted by “Cancel rent!” and “We want everything!”
The metropolis’s police Special Investigations Division was trying into the incident, NBC News reported.