Trump campaign ignores Mitch McConnell stepping down

Former President Donald Trump remained silent roughly three hours after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s (R-KY) surprise announcement on Wednesday he was stepping down from his position in November.

“This will be my last term as Republican leader in the Senate,” McConnell said during a floor speech. “It’s time for the next generation of leadership.” 

Despite McConnell’s record tenure as the top Republican in the upper chamber, Trump’s campaign has not publicly commented on the announcement.

The campaign did not respond to the Washington Examiner’s request for comment. Trump has not posted a statement on Truth Social about McConnell. Neither has Karoline Leavitt, the national press secretary for Trump’s campaign. Steven Cheung, a combative Trump spokesman on social media, did not comment on social media about McConnell.

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