Likely what he did is perfectly legal so long as he wasn't trespassing.
#28 | POSTED BY RCADE
I couldn't give a rip about Mitch McConnell, from his crappy haircut to his blank waddle of face to his droning voice usually spewing banalities starting with, "My distinguished college across the isle, (gag.)
But Morrison in his own words to Mother Jones,
"What I never expected was the pushback from my own political side. One day in April, I turned on MSNBC and saw U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat from Louisville and one of my personal heroes, rip me a new one:
'These are like petty thieves,' Yarmuth said, referring to me and my friend, Shawn Reilly, who had accompanied me as I made the recording. 'They're an embarrassment to the system. They're an embarrassment to politics.'
"In the days that following the audio leak, I lost my friendship with Shawn. I lost my apartment. I lost my job and my career path."
"Frankly, I had a good cry. And as I pounded away the stress and frustration of that moment, I had to wonder: Did I make a mistake?"
And after all that the brave, very brave martyr says,
"If given another chance to record him, I'd do it again.