Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he would “absolutely” support Donald Trump if he secures the Republican nomination in 2024 despite making his blistering attack on the former president only two weeks ago.
Former President Donald Trump is escalating a political war within his own party that could undermine the Republican push to fight President Joe Biden’s agenda and ultimately return to power.
Former US president Donald Trump has launched a personal attack on senior Republican Mitch McConnell, calling him a “dour, sullen and unsmiling political hack”.
Donald Trump’s acquittal at his second impeachment trial may not be the final word on whether he is to blame for the deadly Capitol riot, with court action possibly ahead.
House prosecutors who led Donald Trump’s impeachment maintained they proved their case on Sunday while railing against Senate Republicans for “trying to have it both ways” in acquitting the former president.
Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell denounced fellow GOP member and newly elected Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday, calling the far-right Georgian’s embrace of conspiracy theories and “loony lies” a “cancer for the Republican Party”.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has said the mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by US President Donald Trump.
The lead prosecutor for US President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment has begun building his case for conviction at trial, asserting that Mr Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the US Capitol was “the most dangerous crime” ever committed by a president against the United States.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House.
President Donald Trump has been impeached by the US House of Representatives for a historic second time, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the US Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has blocked a quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump but has not ruled out voting to convict him.