Dec 21, 2017

McConnell says he's not worried about Bannon

Photo: Chuck Kennedy / Axios

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday that he will oppose candidates "who have no chance to win," like those floated by Steve Bannon. When pressed by Axios' Mike Allen, McConnell said he had "nothing to say" and "no observations" about Bannon.

Why it matters: McConnell said that in order to make a difference in an election, "you have to run a candidate who can win." He said that Republicans will win out over outside forces and candidates by opposing them as they did 2014 and 2016.

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