Donald J. Trump has issued a statement blasting now Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his behavior during the Senate impeachment trial that saw the former president acquitted.
After voting to acquit Trump, McConnell insinuated there was more that could be done to punish the ex-president for the charges the Senate could not prove to a two-thirds majority. Trump has now issued the following blistering response to McConnell.
“The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm,” Trump’s statement began.
“McConnell’s dedication to business as usual, status quo policies, together with his lack of political insight, wisdom, skill, and pesonality, has rapidly driven him from Majority Leader to Minority Leader, and it will only get worse,” Trump continued. “The Democrats and Chuck Schumer play McConnell like a fiddle — they never had it so good — and they want to keep it that way!”
“We know our America First agenda is a winner, not McConnell’s Beltway First agenda or Biden’s America Last,” he added.
“In 2020, I received the most votes of any sitting President in history, almost 75,000,000,” he went on. “Every incumbent House Republican won for the first time in decades, and we flipped 15 seats, almost costing Nancy Pelosi her job. Republicans won majorities in at least 59 of the 98 partisan legislative chambers, and the Democrats failed to flip a single legislative chamber from red to blue. And in ‘Mitch’s Senate,’ over the last two election cycles, I single-handedly saved at least 12 Senate seats, more than eight in the 2020 cycle alone—and then came the Georgia disaster, where we should have won both U.S. Senate seats, but McConnell matched the Democrat offer of $2,000 stimulus checks with $600. How does that work?”
“It was a complete disaster in Georgia, and certain other states. McConnell did nothing, and will never do what needs to be done in order to secure a fair and just electoral system in the future. He doesn’t have what it takes, never did, and never will,” Trump added. “My only regret is that McConnell ‘begged’ for my strong support and endorsement before the great people of Kentucky in the 2020 election, and I gave it to him. He went from one point down to 20 points up, and won. How quickly he forgets. Without my endorsement, McConnell would have lost, and lost badly. Now, his numbers are lower than ever before, he is destroying the Republican side of the Senate, and in doing, seriously hurting our Country.”
“Likewise, McConnell has no credibility on China because of his family’s substantial Chinese business holdings,” he went on. “He does nothing on this tremendous economic and military threat.”
“Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again. He will never do what needs to be done, or what is right for our Country. Where necessary and appropriate, I will back primary rivals who espouse Making America Great Again and our policy of America First. We want brilliant, strong, thoughtful and compassionate leadership,” he continued.
“Prior to the pandemic, we produced the greatest economy and jobs numbers in the history of our Country, and likewsise, our economic recovery after Covid was the best in the world. We cut taxes and regulations, rebuilt our military, took care of our Vets, became energy independent, built the wall and stopped the massive inflow of illegals into our Country, and so much more. And now, illegals are pouring in, pipelines are being stopped, taxes will be going up, and we will no longer be energy independent.”
“This is a big moment for our country, and we cannot let it pass by using third rate ‘leaders’ to dictate our future!” he concluded.
The statement was released and paid for by Save America.