By Ogechi Okorie
McConnell described reports of a roundup as “horrifying” and called for a strong response from the Biden administration.
The Senate Republican Leader who condemned the authoritarian assault on democracy, charged President Joe Biden’s administration to take a strong stand and for similar actions from U.S partners and all democracies around the world to follow suit .
“The Biden Administration must take a strong stand and our partners and all democracies around the world should follow suit in condemning this authoritarian assault on democracy.
We need to support the people of Burma in their journey toward democracy and impose costs on those who stand in their way,” said McConnell, who has long had close ties to Aung San Suu Kyi.