- Dave Lawler
- Aug 10
Vacationing Trump tweets “get back to work” to Mitch McConnell
Donald Trump dialed up his criticism of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Twitter Thursday, tweeting from his club in Bedminster, New Jersey:
The backstory: This back-and-forth was sparked by the health-care collapse, and McConnell said Monday that Trump had "excessive expectations about how quickly things happen in the democratic process." The previous Trump tweets:
- Wednesday afternoon: "Senator Mitch McConnell said I had "excessive expectations," but I don't think so. After 7 years of hearing Repeal & Replace, why not done?"
- Thursday morning: "Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, couldn't get it done. Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!"