McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on Dem congresswomen

TheHill | 7/18/2019 | Jordain Carney
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that President Trump is "on to something" with his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen of color, trying to paint the rhetoric as part of a larger political debate ahead of 2020.

"He's right about the squad wanting to turn us into a socialist country. …I think the president's on to something. We're having a big debate now and next year about what we want America to be like," McConnell said during an interview with Fox News Business.

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McConnell's comments come after Trump railed against four Democrats — Reps. Ilhan Omar (Minn.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) — during a campaign really in North Carolina saying they "see our nation as a force of evil."

“The leading voices of the Democrat Party are left-wing extremists who reject everything our nation stands for,” Trump told the crowd.

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When Trump was in the middle of a diatribe against Omar the crowd broke into chants of “send her back.”

McConnell, on Thursday, argued that Trump should...
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