GOP Senate Hopefuls Asked to Support McConnell. Their Response Will Surprise You.

It’s no secret Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) isn’t the most popular Republican in Congress, but that unpopularity was put on a national stage Tuesday when three Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate refused to support him during a live debate.

What happened?

On Tuesday, Fox News hosted a GOP primary debate between three candidates — Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.), West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and businessman Don Blankenship — who are competing for the seat that is currently held by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin.

During the debate, moderator Bret Baier asked the candidates if they would support McConnell for leader of the Republican caucus in the Senate should they win election in November.

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