Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
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politico | Top Republican Mitch McConnell says Donald Trump ‘provoked’ US Capitol attackers

  • ‘The mob was fed lies,’ the Senate majority leader says in his strongest condemnation yet of the president’s actions ahead of the coming impeachment trial
  • McConnell has signalled that he is open to convicting Trump, though he has not yet said whether he would vote to do so

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Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
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