Trump’s Thoughts For McConnell

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Trump isn’t happy at all.

An excerpt of the soon-to-be-released book, “This Will Not Pass” reveals former President Donald Trump still believed he would be in the White House if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had believed his false claims.

Talking to New York Times reporters and authors of the book, Trump, in an interview at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, said, “Had Mitch stuck with many members of the party who knew the election was rigged, I think we wouldn’t be in Mar-a-Lago.”

He continued, saying, “We would be at the White house having this conversation.”

Trump’s statements are a sign of the fractured relationship between him and McConnell.
McConnell had earned the former President’s ire after he said Trump is “practically and morally responsible for provoking the events,” statements he made following the second impeachment trial.

Since then, McConnell hasn’t spoken out strongly against Trump, recently indicating that he would support Trump if he became the GOP’s 2024 Presidential nominee.

“I think I have an obligation to support the nominee of my party,” McConnell said when questioned if he’d support Trump. He continued, “That will mean that whoever the nominee is, has gone out and earned the nomination.”

Trump, for his part, hasn’t been nearly as forgiving, still referring to McConnell as the “Old Crow.”

After McConnell voted for the bipartisan infrastructure plan, Trump released a statement, querying: “Why is that Old Crow Mitch McConnell voted for a terrible Democrat Socialist Infrastructure Plan, and induced others in his Party to do likewise, when he was incapable of getting a great Infrastructure Plan wanting to be put forward by me and the Republican Party?”