Is McConnell Really A Republican?

Does Mitch McConnell Still Represent the GOP? – Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been at loggerheads with former President Donald Trump and his Make America Great Again movement for several years now – but the Republican leader’s recent decision to vote with the Democrats on a controversial gun safety bill was described by the former president as the “last straw.”It suggests that the GOP Senate minority leader is probably out of touch with much of the rest of the party, or that the party has moved on and left him and others like him behind.
With polls repeatedly showing that a majority of the Republican party wants to see the former president maintain his position of power in politics and even run again in 2024, this disagreement could ultimately see McConnell lose his position within the party.
When that will happen, however, is anybody’s guess.
It’s hard to say whether the Republican party will oust McConnell or whether this veteran GOP politician will stick around until retirement. What we can say with certainty, however, is that McConnell’s brand of Republican conservatism is no longer mainstream or popular.
Much of the GOP’s traditional policy priorities have changed since Trump took office in 2017, and those new priorities don’t seem to have disappeared even after Trump left the White House.
Curiously, immigration is not a policy where the former president and t …

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