Trump: McConnell, Republicans Should Ditch Bipartisan Talks Until They Have Majority

Former President Donald Trump in a Monday statement called on Senate Republicans to ditch talks with Democrats on a bipartisan infrastructure deal until they can retake the majority. As Senate negotiators attempt to finalize a deal on the infrastructure bill, which is believed to be around $1 trillion, Trump said that GOP lawmakers “are being absolutely savaged by Democrats on the so-called ‘bipartisan’ infrastructure bill,” according to his statement. The former commander-in-chief said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and negotiators, including Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Mitt Romney (R-Utah), were only interested in proving they could come to a bipartisan agreement. “It is so important to [McConnell] that he is agreeing to almost anything,” he added. “Don’t do the infrastructure deal, wait until after we get proper election results in 2022 or otherwise, and regain a strong negotiating stance. Republicans, don’t let the Radical Left play you …Read More

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