Nevertheless it’s not like McConnell simply threw a single barb at Trump. He printed out the tally on small playing cards after which distributed them to attendees so nobody might presumably miss it—just a little memento from the assembly, if you’ll. McConnell reportedly famous “a number of occasions” that the Senate Management Fund, the tremendous PAC that usually doles out money to assist reelect GOP incumbents, had surpassed the fundraising totals of Trump’s tremendous PAC.
By way of Senate GOP fundraising for the Georgia Senate races, the cardboard learn: “Whole: $612+ million,” including, “In 3 cycles: practically $1 billion.”
Under that have been the statistics for Trump’s PAC, America First: “Trump: $148+ million.” Ouch.
McConnell was principally laying fault for the twin losses in Georgia at Trump’s ft.
Naturally, that prompted an trade of pleasantries with Trump spokesperson Jason Miller, who implied that McConnell’s weak stimulus package deal was at fault for the dual failures.
“A greater side-by-side comparability could be the $2,000 stimulus checks that the Democrat candidates promised in Georgia versus the $600 stimulus checks that the Republicans provided, which led to us dropping each seats,” Miller instructed the Occasions. “Simply suppose, if we had executed that one factor in another way, Republicans could be in command of the Senate proper now.”
However they don’t seem to be in management proper now. Democrats are, and President Biden simply helped shepherd the enormous reduction package deal by way of Congress that Trump had dreamed of however wasn’t a ok dealmaker to ship.
Now Republicans are caught within the countless loop of a round firing squad born of sheer desperation. A celebration with any concepts would have pivoted by now to start out executing their technique for 2022. As a substitute, they’re railing about Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato Head whereas Democrats simply handed what’s arguably probably the most transformational piece of laws in a era.