In a final gesture as Senate majority leader, McConnell gifts Harris flag

In one of his last acts as Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell gifted Vice President Kamala Harris a flag that flew over the Capitol as she took her oath of office earlier on Wednesday.

While the coronavirus pandemic led President Biden’s inaugural committee to cancel the traditional Inauguration Day congressional luncheon, members still presented him and Harris with gifts.

“No one has attended more those lunches than President Biden has,” Republican Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt joked about Biden, a former 36-year senator, while presenting a gift of a painting of a landscape with a rainbow.

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