Mitch McConnell Named WholeFoods Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2019
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been named WholeFoods Magazine‘s 2019 person of the year– specifically for his attempts to “legalize industrial hemp.”

McConnell announced the win on his official Senate Majority Leader Twitter account, Wednesday.

“Honored to be named @WholeFoodsMag 2019 Person of the Year,” McConnell declared. “I was recognized as the most influential person in the natural products industry, specifically because of my work to legalize industrial #hemp for farmers in Kentucky and around the country.”

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