Mitch McConnell Booed by CPAC Audience as Trump Takes Credit for His Reelection


The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) audience on Sunday afternoon booed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as President Donald Trump took credit for the Kentucky senator’s November election win.

“My endorsement of Mitch McConnell at his request, he asked for my endorsement,” Trump said, prompting loud boos from the crowd, “brought him from one point down to 20 points up and he won his race in the great state and the great commonwealth of Kentucky. He won it very easily. And I said, ‘I wonder if I’m doing the right thing here,’ but you know what, I did what I did.”

“But he went from one point down to 20 points up very quickly, immediately actually, and he won his race. If you compare that to his other elections, I’m sure you’ll see something interesting. But you know what, we got a Republican elected,” he added.

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