McConnell abandoned by post-Trump Republican electorate

Posted on AllSides August 31st, 2023
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During the four-year period from 2016 to 2020, then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell labored under the illusion he was using Donald Trump's tenure in the White House to achieve his own political ends. But all the while, Trump was stealing the Republican Party out from under McConnell. That actuality was on full display again Wednesday during a speech McConnell gave in Kentucky. “I’m amazed that the whole question of helping the Ukrainians defend themselves has become controversial," said McConnell, marveling at the isolationist tack his party has taken. “How many...

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