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McConnell Said Trump ‘Totally Discredited Himself’ During January 6 Riot, Book Claims

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly told a reporter after the January 6 Capitol attack that former President Donald Trump was discredited. That's according to an excerpt from "This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future" A spokesman for McConnell declined to comment to the Washington Post.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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The Guardian

McConnell was ‘exhilarated’ by Trump’s apparent January 6 downfall, book says

New York Times reporters show how Senate leader’s opposition to Trump dwindled in face of hard political reality

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

McConnell called Trump ‘a despicable person’, new book claims

Republican Senate minority leader told a New York Times reporter he felt ‘exhilarated’ by ex-president’s apparent disgrace

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Washington Post

‘Exhilarated’ McConnell said Jan. 6 ‘discredited’ Trump, book says

The comments are reported in a new book showing Republican leaders initially placed some blame for the Capitol attack on Trump — only for many of them to change their tune later on.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

An ‘exhilarated’ McConnell said Trump ‘totally discredited himself’ with Jan. 6: book

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reportedly told a New York Times journalist in the immediate aftermath of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection that he was “exhilarated”…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Washington Examiner

McConnell said Trump 'totally discredited' himself after Capitol riot: Book

Hours after the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he was "exhilarated" by the prospect of then-President Donald Trump's public image crumbling, according to a new book.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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HuffPost

Mitch McConnell Was 'Exhilarated' Trump 'Discredited' Himself On Jan. 6, Book Says

The Republican leader reportedly told a New York Times journalist that the then-president had "finally, totally discredited himself."

2 months ago·United States
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