- Jul 2, 2003
His incentives clearly ran toward humoring Trump’s attempt to overthrow the election and downplaying the damage it would cause.
Poor sweet, naïve Mitch McConnell was told that Trump would graciously concede defeat, only to eventually realize Trump had misled him.
These conversations no doubt took place. The question is whether McConnell was actually gullible enough to swallow it whole and let his trust in Trump’s responsibility and respect for the democratic process guide his behavior.
Mitch McConnell says conspiracy theories are a ‘cancer’ on Republican partySenate minority leader lashes out against ‘loony lies’ of congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene
Mitch McConnell has lashed out at the “loony lies and conspiracy theories” promoted by Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, an ardent supporter of former president Donald Trump, as a “cancer” on the party. The comments from the top Republican in the US Senate reflect the intensifying conflict that has broken out within the party since it lost the White House and both chambers of Congress, as well as the fallout from the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.