McConnell warns GOP off Electoral College brawl in Congress
December 16, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off a messy fight that could damage Republicans ahead of Georgia Senate runoffs, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned fellow GOP senators on Tuesday not to join President Donald Trump's extended assault on the Electoral College results.
In public remarks and private warnings, McConnell worked to push ahead to the Biden era and unite a fractured Republican Party ahead of the runoff elections that will determine Senate control.
First, the Republican leader heaped praise on Trump's "endless" accomplishments as he congratulated President-elect Joe Biden during a...