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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell secretly plotted with Sen. Tom Cotton, to prevent other senators from working with former President Donald Trump to reverse Joe Biden’s election victory, a new book has claimed.

A book by journalist David Drucker, an excerpt of which was published by Vanity Fair, describes how Sen. Cotton and McConnell worked together in December 2020 and January 2021 to ensure that Joe Biden’s election victory was certified as Trump worked to overturn the result.

Both Cotton – a vocal Trump supporter – and McConnell publicly objected to Trump’s efforts to overturn the election at the time, but the report is significant because it describes in new detail how both senators tried behind the scenes to maneuver against the president, to whom they were publicly loyal. Read more…