Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Trump, the GOP, & Playing the Political 'Long Game'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talks about his childhood battle with polio, the longshot bid that got him elected to the Senate in 1984, and his difficult re-election in 2014.  He discusses what the institution of the Senate means to him, his frustration with the 2013 government shutdown, and the need to put an end to Republicans attacking Republicans.  Senator McConnell discussed his endorsement of Donald Trump and the serious concerns he has about the presumptive GOP nominee.  He also reveals what advice he gave Trump in a recent meeting. If you enjoyed my conversation with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, you can order his new book THE LONG GAME: A MEMOIR on Amazon or download the audio version for free with a special offer just for our listeners at  Follow him on Twitter at @McConnellPress and at Please subscribe to KickAss Politics on iTunes and leave a review. Help us reach our fundraising goal for this year and donate at Or go to the website for the show at and click on the donate button. Thanks for listening!

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