“Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) offered a forceful warning to Republican colleagues during a private lunch on Wednesday, saying former President Trump will come down hard on any GOP senators who vote for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) deal to set up a special pathway to raise the debt limit,” The Hill reports.
Punchbowl News: “In many ways, this will be the toughest vote for Senate Republicans this year. Yes, it’s a process vote that very few people outside of D.C. really understand. And yes, Senate Democrats will have to carry the vote on actually increasing the debt limit by themselves.”
“But this has been a particularly bruising episode for McConnell. He’s been beaten up in public and private by rank-and-file GOP senators for the last couple of days, including during a Steering Committee meeting on Wednesday.Save to Favorites