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- McConnell said in Fox News interview that the 2024 Republican primary “should be a wide-open race,” stating there are “at least four” Senate Republicans he thinks will mount presidential bids.
- But asked by host Bret Baier if he would support Trump if he is the Republican nominee, McConnell responded, “the nominee of the party? Absolutely.”
- The comment comes just weeks after McConnell said Trump was “practically and morally responsible” for the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and could face prosecution for his role.