Mitch McConnell’s Top Lieutenant Shifts Blame for GOP Senate Failures

(Breitbart) Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) top lieutenant Josh Holmes on Tuesday shifted blame from Senate leadership to Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) for allowing Democrats to retain control of the Senate.

Holmes accused Scott’s National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) of excluding input from the Republican establishment on how to best combat Senate Democrat candidates.

“It was run basically as a Rick Scott super PAC, where they didn’t want or need to input any Republican senators whatsoever,” Holmes told the Wall Street Journal about the action committee. “That’s a huge break from recent history where members have been pretty intimately involved.”

Leading up to the election, McConnell and his team had been critical of…

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