Conservative groups are calling for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s resignation with increased vigor over what they see as a betrayal of America’s wishes.
The Senate under McConnell’s leadership has “continued to fail to pass conservative policies even since President [Donald] Trump has assumed office,” former Virginia Attorney General and president of the Senate Conservatives Fund Ken Cuccinelli said Wednesday at a press conference at conservative advocacy group FreedomWorks’ Washington, D.C., headquarters.
Cuccinelli and five conservative groups want McConnell and his team of Republican Senate leaders to resign as soon as possible in order to make way for those who would advance conservative policies.
“It is time for you and your leadership team to step aside, for new leadership that is committed to the promises made to the American people. America is too good for you to lead it,” the groups write in a Wednesday letter sent to McConnell and the four other Senate Republican leaders.
The three and a half page letter lays out the a case against McConnell and his “Gang of 5 leadership team,” including Sens. John Cornyn, Roy Blunt, John Thune, John Barrasso.
You and the rest of your leadership team…