Trump thanked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for obstructing election security legislation and the Russia investigation.
Trump Thanks Mitch McConnell For The Russia Cover-Up
Thank you @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell for understanding the Democrats game of not playing it straight on the ridiculous Witch Hunt Hoax in the Senate. Cryin’ Chuck will never stop. Did Senator @MarkWarner ever report speaking to a Russian!?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 14, 2019
Trump has finally gotten around to watching McConnell’s interview on Fox News:
McConnell said, “They just can’t let it go, Laura. I said weeks ago. Case closed. We’ve got the Mueller Report. The only objective evaluation that will be conducted. Nobody has any confidence that the Democratic House is going to engage in any kind of appropriate oversight. The case is closed. Why don’t we move on and solve the border crisis and prove the President’s USMCA, the new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. We have work to do…Well, he gets picked out every day over every different aspect of it, but the fundamental point is they’re trying to keep the 2016 election alive and the investigation alive, when the American people have heard enough, they got the Mueller Report. They would like for us to do some business. I would ask the Democrats in the house this. Is there anything you’re willing to do other than harass the President for the next two years? Anything at all.”
Trump and McConnell both take money from Russia
Mitch McConnell is not an innocent defender of this president. His a Trump comrade in dirty Russian cash. It isn’t a coincidence that McConnell got a $200 million investment from a Russian oligarch after he blocked Democrats from reimposing sanctions. It has also been reported that McConnell and his wife Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao are illegally making money from Russia. Mitch McConnell covered for Russian election interference in 2016, and in some ways, his ties to Russia are more visible than Trump’s.
McConnell is Trump’s firewall in the Senate, and the reason the 2020 election won’t be as secure as it could be, and the president can continue to hide his Russia crimes.
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