Trump ramps up attacks on McConnell with ‘dead wish’ comment on his social media platform

Former President Donald Trump Sparked the specter of political violence Friday with a fresh attack on Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, suggesting that the GOP leader had a “wish to die” because he voted through the legislation. sponsored by the Democratic Party.

In a post on his Truth Social website, Trump asked if McConnell supported the unspecified bills “because he hates Donald J. Trump and he knows I oppose them.”

“He has a DEATH,” Trump added.

While Trump did not specify which Democratic-sponsored bills McConnell supported, the Senate on Thursday pass a bill to keep the government funded in a 72-25 vote that included support from McConnell and other Republicans. Earlier in the week, McConnell said he would be back Bipartisan legislation aims in defending against electoral subversion – placing him among Trump’s troublemakers.

Asked about Trump’s comments on Friday, Trump spokesman Taylor Budowich said it was “absurd” to suggest that the former president’s post could be construed as dangerous.

Budowich said in an email to NBC News.

Trump has frequently disparaged McConnell, with attacks increase after leading the Republican party in the Senate reproachfully Trump after the riots in the Capitol. More recent attacks include derogatory comments about McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao, who served as transportation secretary in the Trump administration.

On Truth Social last month, Trump called Chao “crazy”, while referring to McConnell as a “broken hack politician”.

Chao resignation the day after the attack on the Capitol when a pro-Trump crowd chanted “hanging Mike Pence“while storming into the building. Then she sat down video interview with the House committee on January 6.

On Friday, Trump said McConnell must “immediately seek help and advice from his China-loving wife, Coco Chow!”

Chao was born in Taipei.

NBC News has reached out to McConnell’s office for comment.


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