Irritated McConnell slaps Trump for 'excessive expectations'

McConnell criticizes Trump's 'excessive expectations'

Mitch McConnell Doesn't Sound Very Happy with the President

"After 7 years of hearing Repeal & Replace, why not done?" It began with a little Twitter prodding yesterday in response to McConnell's criticism of Trump's expectations, and his penchant for setting arbitrary deadlines that have nothing to do with the legislation in question.

The Senate majority leader criticized the president during a Rotary Club dinner in Kentucky on Monday, complaining that his lack of political experience has led "excessive expectations" of what Congress can do.

"Senator Mitch McConnell said I had 'excessive expectations, ' but I don't think so", Trump tweeted Wednesday afternoon.

"Before Mr. Trump's tweet, he spoke by phone with Mr. McConnell to express his disappointment in the senator's comments, according to a person with knowledge of the call", the Times notes. McConnell. "Obviously there's some frustration".

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Mr Trump and Congress failed to secure a major legislative victory during the President's first 200 days in office. "Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!".

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"Mitch, get back to work and put Repeal & Replace, Tax Reform & Cuts and a great Infrastructure Bill on my desk for signing", the president tweeted later on Thursday.

Congress has a full to-do list when lawmakers return from their recess in September, with must-pass bills to raise the debt ceiling and continue funding the government.

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"And the rest? They are phony baloney", Dobbs said, introducing a new slogan: "Ditch Mitch".

However, when reporters asked whether McConnell should resign, Trump only told them to ask should the majority leader fail to get several legislative items passed. However, Senate Republicans had planned to use the process of reconciliation to pass legislation related to health care and tax reform, a legislative protocol that only required 51 votes.

"Why not done?" Trump wrote. Tensions over North Korea's advancements to its nuclear program have been escalating, fueled in part by Trump's off-the-cuff remarks that North Korea "will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen".

A number of recent polls show voters who approve strongly of the president - a way to gauge the size of Trump's most loyal followers - has declined.

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