Mitch McConnell received $3.5M In Campaign Donations From Russian Oligarch-Linked Firm.

Not surprisingly, another Russian oligarch enjoyed McConnell's efforts to block continuing sanctions.

McConnell is tied to dirty Russian oligarch money the same way that Trump is, so in order to take down Trump, one must take down his "human shield" in the Senate.
The only people pushing the Athenian Straw Man Nonexistent Threat of Slippery Slope Windyfoggery (ASMNSSW) RE DEMOCRACY are people who have a misunderstanding/problem or hatred of democracy. (See AUTHORITARIANS)