Hours after Mitch McConnell released a statement downplaying a New York Times report on his fractured relationship with President Trump, the White House has put out a statement doing the same.
Just to recap, the Times report says that the two of them have been locked in a “political cold war,” they’re angry at each other, Trump yelled at McConnell over the phone, and McConnell is privately unsure whether Trump can salvage his presidency.
McConnell’s statement basically said all is well, and the White House’s strikes the same tone:
— ABC News (@ABC) August 23, 2017
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