Inside McConnell’s plan to save Senate GOP

Inside McConnell’s plan to save Senate GOP

By Burgess Everett (Politico) –

Mitch McConnell relayed a warning to his fellow Republican senators on Wednesday: Senate control is up for grabs and individual senators’ efforts — and wallets — may be the only way to save his majority leader job.

The Senate GOP has a terrible map to defend and a presidential nominee in Donald Trump whose unpopularity threatens to drag the party back into the minority. But McConnell (R-Ky.) urged his colleagues to put all that behind them during a lunch Wednesday at the headquarters of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, insisting that Republicans are in this race.

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