Senator Lindsey Graham said she would not lead the Senate Republican Party in support of Senator Mitch McConnell without a “cooperation” with Trump.
Graham said Senate Republican leaders must be able to work “effectively” with Trump.
Trump blamed McConnell on various occasions, calling him “RINO” and naming him “Old Crow”.
Senator Lindsey Graham said she would attack Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell and would not support McConnell to lead the Republican Party if it had no “cooperation” with former President Donald Trump.
Graham Spoke Fox host Sean Hanity on January 12th, He accused the Senate minority leader of his collapsed relationship with the former president.
“Elections are about the future. If you want to be a Republican leader in the House or Senate, you need to work with President Donald Trump,” Graham said.
He added that he considered Trump “the most important Republican since Ronald Reagan,” but Trump is not currently in public office.
“If he wants it is his nomination and I think he will be reelected in 2024,” Graham said.
“I liked Senator McConnell,” Graham added. “But the question is here. Can Senator McConnell work effectively with Republican Donald Trump leaders?”
“As a Republican, I’m not going to vote for Senate leaders, but unless they support the America First agenda and prove they’re working with President Trump, you’ll fail. Probably, “Graham said.
Trump repeatedly blamed McConnell.Trump this week Called McConnell a “loser” for defense South Dakota GOP Senator Mike Rounds, Uncovered Trump’s unfounded allegations that the 2020 elections were fraudulent..
“I think Senator Round told the truth about what happened in the 2020 elections,” McConnell said. CNN, Prompts Trump’s anger. “And I agree with him.”
At the beginning of November, Trump also Condemned McConnell and Republicans for supporting the infrastructure bill and statementCalled them “RINO” (a Republican by name only) and said “we should be ashamed of ourselves” to vote for “Democratic longevity.”
Trump also gave McConnell Monica “Old Crow” When He accused McConnell of “endangering” the possibility of re-election of other Republican senators. Trump further ridiculed McConnell November 13 statement He suggested that Senator Kentucky should go Infrastructure bill signing And “put up with the contempt from the great Republican patriots who have already blamed him.”
But McConnell He said he was “proud” to vote for Biden’s bill And he said it would be a “heavenly blessing” for his state.
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