1. The Hill: Trump barrage stuns McConnell and his allies

    12 Aug 2017 ...  

    By Alexander Bolton Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) did not intend to pick a fight when he questioned President Trump’s expectations and was surprised by the explosion it produced, according to people close to the Senate GOP leader. McConnell and Trump spoke Wednesday about what McConnell’s allies characterized as a misunderstanding,