Sean Hannity is one of Donald Trump’s biggest supporters on Fox News.
That puts Hannity at the center of many of the fights between Trump and the GOP establishment.
And Sean Hannity heard one thing about Donald Trump that took him completely by surprise.
Donald Trump has made it his mission to remove Mitch McConnell as the leader of the Senate Republican conference.
Trump believes McConnell sold him out during the 2020 election when he acknowledged Joe Biden’s win as legitimate.
With Republicans looking like they hold a strong chance to reclaim the majority in November, who will lead Senate Republicans next year has taken on added importance.
And Trump got some surprising backup in the fight.
South Carolina RINO Lindsey Graham appeared on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program and told viewers that no Republican could lead the Senate without a functioning relationship with Donald Trump.
“If you want to be a Republican leader in the House or the Senate, you have to have a working relationship with President Donald Trump,” Graham told Hannity. “He’s the most consequential Republican since Ronald Reagan. It’s his nomination if he wants it, and I think he’ll get reelected in 2024. I like Senator McConnell. He worked well with President Trump to get a bunch of judges including three Supreme Court Justices on the bench. They got the tax cuts passed working together.”
Graham then threw a curveball by announcing he may not vote for McConnell as Senate Majority Leader because of his hatred for Donald Trump.
“But here’s the question: can Senator McConnell effectively work with the leader of the Republican Party, Donald Trump? I’m not going to vote for anybody that can’t have a working relationship with President Trump, to be a team, to come up with an America first agenda, to show the difference between us and liberal Democrats, to prosecute the case for Trump policies. And I’m not going to vote for anybody for leader of the Senate as a Republican unless they can prove to me that they can advocate an American first agenda and have a working relationship with President Trump, because if you can’t do that, you will fail,” Graham concluded.
McConnell and Trump clearly do not like one another.
There are reports that once Trump left office, McConnell never planned to speak with him again.
Donald Trump may very well be President again after the 2024 election.
And Lindsey Graham believes McConnell cannot serve as Majority Leader if he cannot work with President Trump.
Renewed Right will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.