Don’t Make Congress Choose Between McConnell And Trump…

Congress has Mitch McConnell’s back. They’re thick as thieves. Probably because they are thieves. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, and Michael Shure, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://www.tytnetwork.com/join

“Republican senators on Thursday offered public backing of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell despite an onslaught of criticism from their party’s own president.

Three influential Republican senators — Rob Portman of Ohio, Orrin Hatch of Utah, and Jeff Flake of Arizona — showed support for McConnell on a day when Trump did not rule out asking him to resign in the future.

Kevin Smith, a spokesperson for Portman, told Business Insider that the senator supports McConnell as leader and said to advance the GOP agenda all members of the party should come together.

“If we’re going to accomplish our goals on tax reform, healthcare, the opioid crisis and other issues, we have to work together,” Smith said.”*

Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/mitch-mcconnell-trump-tweets-gop-senators-2017-8

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Michael Shure

Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Michael Shure

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