Republican senators are coming to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s defense after President Trump leveled a series of attacks against him this week.
Trump and McConnell’s feud began when the Senate majority leader, speaking Monday at a Rotary Club meeting in Kentucky, said the president’s “excessive expectations” hindered the Senate’s ability to pass major legislation, including a bill overhauling the healthcare system.
McConnell’s comments were rebuked by Trump, who took to his Twitter account Wednesday and Thursday to criticize the Senate majority leader.
“Senator Mitch McConnell said I had ‘excessive expectations,’ but I don’t think so,” Trump tweeted Wednesday. “After 7 years of hearing Repeal & Replace, why not done?”
Read more at the Washington Examiner.