Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell distances from Trump, calls Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘thug’

The top Republican at the US Senate is apparently distancing himself from President Donald Trump by speaking against his Muslim ban and proclivity for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell, who has avoided criticizing Trump since he assumed office, appeared on CNN on Sunday to speak up. “I do respect him,” McConnell said of […]

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell breaks with Donald Trump on NATO

US President-elect Donald Trump gives the thumbs up after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) at the Capitol in Washington, DC, November 10, 2016. (Photo by AFP) US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has called the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) “the most important military alliance” ever, breaking with Republican President-elect Donald […]

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Donald Trump says likes Democratic leader Chuck Schumer more than Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) or House Speaker Paul Ryan US President-elect Donald Trump says he likes the Senate’s incoming New York Democratic leader more than the top Republicans in control of both chambers of the Congress. In a phone interview with incoming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, the future president told him that […]

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