On Thursday morning, President Trump continued his slamming of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
In his tweet, Trump writes: “Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, couldn’t get it done. Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!”
Trump previously addressed McConnell on Wednesday about “excessive expectations” in regards to getting bills passed. McConnell blamed the president’s lack of experience for his frustration with the “democratic process.”
In his tweet, Trump wrote: “Senator Mitch McConnell said I had “excessive expectations,” but I don’t think so. After 7 years of hearing Repeal & Replace, why not done?”
Speaking to a Rotary group on Tuesday in northern Kentucky, McConnell blamed President Trump for the public’s displeasure with the Senate’s performance. “Our new president, of course, has not been in this line of work before, and I think he had excessive expectations about how quickly things happen in the democratic process,” McConnell said.
Ironically, McConnell also criticized the president’s social media habits and told the audience he is not a fan of tweeting. “I’ve said that to him privately, and to him at events publicly. I think it would be helpful if the president was a little more on message.”
He also emphasized to the audience that the lines of communication between the executive and legislative branch remain strong.
Trump tweeted earlier today on why the U.S. is the strongest country in the modern world and addressed the escalating issue of nuclear proliferation and North Korea. Trump asserted that his top priority when he ascended the Oval Office was to strengthen the U.S. nuclear arsenal in case the U.S. ever truly had to defend itself from foreign enemies.
Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, couldn’t get it done. Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2017
Senator Mitch McConnell said I had “excessive expectations,” but I don’t think so. After 7 years of hearing Repeal & Replace, why not done?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 9, 2017
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