The former US President claimed the Republican Senate leader is a “dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack”, and said the party “will not win again” if he remains in power. Mr McConnell has been highly critical of Mr Trump in recent weeks, blaming the former President for the January 6 US Capitol riots despite supporting him during his time in office.
In the statement, Mr Trump attacked Mr McConnell and claimed “the Republican Party can never again be respected or strong” while he leads the party in the Senate.
He added: “McConnell’s dedication to business as usual, status quo policies, together with his lack of political insight, wisdom, skill, and personality, has rapidly driven him from Majority Leader to Minority Leader, and it will only get worse.
“The Democrats and Chuck Schumer play McConnell like a fiddle—they’ve never had it so good—and they want to keep it that way!
“We know our America First agenda is a winner, not McConnell’s Beltway First agenda or Biden’s America Last.”
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Mr Trump then touted his success as President, claiming he “single-handedly saved at least 12 Senate seats, more than eight in the 2020 cycle alone.”
He then blasted the Republican Senate leader for losing two seats in the Georgia election last month, which gave control of the body to the Democrats, calling it a “complete disaster”.
The former President added: “McConnell did nothing, and will never do what needs to be done in order to secure a fair and just electoral system into the future.
“He doesn’t have what it takes, never did, and never will.”
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