Donald Trump says Mitch McConnell has a ‘death wish’ and insults wife Elaine Chao after she voices support for electoral college reform


Former President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Former President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Joe Maiorana/AP Photo

  • Donald Trump said he has a “death wish” for Senator Mitch McConnell to endorse a “Democrat-sponsored bill.”

  • He also insulted McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao, by calling her “China-loving wife, Coco Chow.”

  • McConnell recently voiced his support for changing the way Congress counts electoral votes.

In the latest salvo from the ongoing feud between Donald Trump and Mitch McConnellthe former president posted what appeared to be death threats against a Kentucky senator on Friday.

After criticizing McConnell for approving “trillions of dollars worth of Democratic-backed legislation,” Trump wrote to True Social Senate Minority Leader Is Doing It Because He Hates Donald J. Trump Or Hates Him Because He Believes In A Fake And Very Disruptive Green New Deal He believes it’s for the sake of

“Either way, neither reason is acceptable,” Trump wrote. “He has a death wish.”

The former president began to insult McConnell’s wife, former Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao: “We must seek help and advice from his China-loving wife, Coco Chow, immediately!”

Screenshot of Trump's tweet that said 'death wish' to McConnell

Donald Trump’s post on Truth Social on Friday said Mitch McConnell had a “death wish.”Screenshot by Truth Social

Trump did not specify which bill McConnell has criticized for having passed. The bill was repealed in 2019 when McConnell headed the Senate.

Spokesmen for Trump and McConnell did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

on tuesday, McConnell voiced support for bipartisan bill to reform electoral count law In light of the January 6, 2021 riots and attempts to overturn the 2020 vote. The bill would change how Congress counts electoral votes and make it more difficult to challenge state-sanctioned election results.

“I proudly support the bill, provided that nothing more than technical changes are made to its current form,” McConnell said in a floor remark on Tuesday. “The confusion that came to his mind last year on January 6th certainly underscored the need for an update.”

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