Trump Puts McConnell On Blast : The NPR Politics Podcast In a statement former President Donald Trump called Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a "dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack" and said Republicans will lose if they stick with the senator. McConnell voted to acquit Trump in the impeachment trial but has been critical of Trump in recent weeks. The division between these top Republicans is just the tip of the iceberg of a deeply divided GOP.

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Trump Puts McConnell On Blast

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Trump Puts McConnell On Blast

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In a statement former President Donald Trump called Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a "dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack" and said Republicans will lose if they stick with the senator. McConnell voted to acquit Trump in the impeachment trial but has been critical of Trump in recent weeks. The division between these top Republicans is just the tip of the iceberg of a deeply divided GOP.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.
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