McConnell: Trump Tricked Me Into Backing His Coup

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On November 9, a senior Republican explained what was then the Republican Party’s consensus posture toward President Trump’s refusal to accept the election results. The quote, given anonymously to the Washington Post, became instantly notorious: “What is the downside for humoring him for this little bit of time? No one seriously thinks the results will change.”

Needless to say, that explanation looks even worse now. McConnell and his allies are trying to launder their reputations. McConnell’s excuse is contained within a deeply reported New York Times narrative account of Trump’s election challenge. Apparently, McConnell was duped by Trump and his wily son-in-law:

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