McConnell silence on Trump speaks volumes, says US Senate Dem leader

US Senate minority leader Harry Reid says the Republican leader’s silence on his party’s presumed nominee, Donald Trump, “speaks volumes.”

“Just yesterday the Republican leader refused to say if Donald Trump is qualified to be president. His silence speaks volumes,” Reid said from the Senate floor on Monday.

In an interview with ABC on Sunday, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell sidestepped questions of whether the reality TV star and business mogul is fit for presidency.

“Well, look, I think it’s no question that he’s made a number of mistakes over the last few weeks. I think they’re beginning to right the ship. It’s a long time until November. And the burden obviously will be on him to convince people that he can handle this job,” McConnell said on the TV channel’s This Week show. “I’ll leave that to the American people to decide.”

His response was to a question triggered by a poll earlier, which showed the majority of American voters…

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