Former President Donald Trump, who has himself been criticized for the Republican party’s lackluster performance in the midterm elections, has criticized Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
“Mitch McConnell, the Republican’s broken Senate Majority Leader, will do nothing about this,” Trump said Friday night on social media. increase. [Murkowski] Kerry’s Alaska [Tshibaka] Much better.
But Trump’s own spending choices in this year’s midterm elections have also drawn criticism.
According to Bloomberg News, Trump spent a massive $92 million war chest in October to transfer $20 million to allied super PACs backing the Senate candidates he endorsed.Bloomberg News reported.
The former president’s cash was used to buy seven-figure ads in Senate elections in Georgia, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Arizona. There, Trump’s chosen candidate, Blake his Masters, lost a bid to defeat Democratic Arizona Senator Mark his Kelly.
His anti-McConnell post on Truth Social came shortly after Kelly declared victory.
McConnell also took heat from fellow Senate Republicans about his campaign spending choices after withdrawing funds from Masters to inject cash into the Alaska Senate. It could not influence the balance of power in the Senate.
Meanwhile, according to RealClear Politics, Democrats have what it takes to retain control of the U.S. Senate as Nevada Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Mast closes in on Republican Adam Laxalt’s narrow lead. We are getting closer and closer to the seat limit.
Trump also ripped McConnell out by refusing to overturn the 2020 presidential election, funding the Democratic agenda and allowing him to raise the debt ceiling, Fox News reported.
“He sucks!” the former president said of Kentucky’s Republican leader.
So far, Senate Democratic incumbents have won every race, while Trump-backed Republican challengers have suffered a string of losses, including a major Senate election in Pennsylvania. .