February 16, 2021

Trump urges Republicans to dump Senate leader McConnell

Washington (AFP) – Donald Trump urged Republican senators Tuesday to dump Mitch McConnell as their leader in the Senate following his withering criticism of the former US president after his impeachment trial. “The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm,” Trump said in a statement. “Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again.” The attack came after McConnell said on Saturday that even though he had voted to acquit Trump at hi…

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