Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell

Lindsey Graham has a message for Mitch McConnell if he wants to lead the Senate GOP after the 2022 midterms: have a working relationship with Donald Trump or get out. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza unpacks McConnell’s tumultuous relationship with Trump and why being on good terms with the former president is crucial to leading the Republican Party moving forward. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Mitch McConnell Fast Facts https://www.cnn.com/2014/11/13/us/mitch-mcconnell-fast-facts/index.html Lindsey Graham says he might not back McConnell, injecting urgency into Trump-McConnell feud https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/01/13/graham-mcconnell-trump-criticism/ The 20 most outlandish lines from Donald Trump’s NPR interview https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/12/politics/donald-trump-npr-2024/index.html Is Mitch McConnell in trouble? https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/14/politics/mitch-mcconnell-donald-trump-kelly-tshibaka/index.html As candidates refuse to disavow McConnell, Trump comes to terms with his grip on GOP https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/12/politics/trump-mcconnell-2022/index.html https://www.kellyforak.com/post/kelly-tshibaka-statement-on-mitch-mcconnell ’Doesn’t Have a Clue’: Trump Calls on Mitch McConnell to Resign as Senate Minority Leader https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/doesnt-have-a-clue-trump-calls-on-mitch-mcconnell-to-resign-as-senate-minority-leader/ar-AARd4Bq?li=BBnb7Kz https://twitter.com/rollingstone/status/1460307913365405703 https://twitter.com/mkraju How long can Mitch McConnell ignore Donald Trump? https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/29/politics/mcconnell-trump-call-to-step-down-response/index.html Read McConnell’s remarks on the Senate floor following Trump’s acquittal https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/13/politics/mcconnell-remarks-trump-acquittal/index.html About me: I was named "best dressed" in 7th grade. That, along with being CNN’s editor at large and author of the daily "Point" newsletter are my proudest achievements. Look for me here every Tuesday and Thursday to find out what’s really going down in politics. CREDITS Writer: Chris Cillizza Producer: Moira Donohue The Point Editor: Lauren Dezenski Video Editor: Steven Sevilla Follow Chris on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cillizzac/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cillizzacnn Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chris.cillizza/ Subscribe to The Point newsletter: https://www.cnn.com/specials/politics/the-point-with-chris-cillizza?source=Point_Youtube. #CNN #Cillizza #McConnell ... Read More

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