Donald Trump “Growing abuses” on then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Q.) After McConnell’s congratulations Joe Biden On their election victory in a speech on the Senate floor, The Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa write in their upcoming book, “Peril.”
Trump was reportedly indifferent to his December 15 congratulatory remarks with McConnell and called him unfaithful in a fiery telephone call, according to excerpts from the book. Insider published on Thursday.
“You lost the election, the Electoral College did the talking,” McConnell told Trump.
Woodward and Costa wrote, the Kentucky Republican hoped it would be “the last time he and Trump would talk to each other.”
Trump and McConnell have repeatedly traded insults and criticism in speeches and reported remarks, but until at least April hadn’t spoken for months straight.
Trump elicited the same angry responses as House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California). criticism of their provocation US Capitol riot and former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) condemnation of white supremacy, according to the book to be released next week.