Democrat Challenging Mitch McConnell In 2020 Compared Trump’s 2016 Victory To 9/11 (VIDEO)

Amy McGrath is the Democrat who is challenging Mitch McConnell for U.S. Senate in Kentucky.

She is a military veteran and deserves credit for her service to America. However, after the 2016 election, she compared Trump’s victory to the attacks of September 11th.

That is so not cool.

The Hill reported:

Trump blasts McConnell’s Democratic challenger: She ‘compared my election to September 11th’

President Trump on Tuesday evening hammered Amy McGrath, the newly-announced Democratic challenger to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) in Kentucky, slamming her for comparing his election to 9/11…

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McGrath, who narrowly lost a House race in the Bluegrass State last year, has lamented Trump’s White House victory, saying it felt similar to the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

“And that morning I woke up like somebody had sucker punched me,” she said at a November 2017 candidate forum, according to the Courier Journal. “I felt like, ‘what has just happened to my country?’ The only feeling I can describe that’s any close to it was the feeling I had after 9/11.”

Here are Trump’s tweets on the topic:

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She was asked about this on CNN and things got a little… awkward.

The Washington Examiner has details:

WATCH: McConnell challenger attempts to explain comparing Trump to 9/11

CNN host Jake Tapper pressed Amy McGrath, who announced plans to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky Senate seat, to defend past comments comparing President Trump’s 2016 victory to Sept. 11.

“Won’t that undermine the pitch, you think?” Tapper said in regards to McGrath claiming she understands why Kentuckians voted for Trump.

“Well, what I was talking about was the fact that, you know, nobody really expected President Trump to win. And I was talking also about the entire 2016 cycle,” McGrath explained.

“Many of us were spurred into action by what happened in 2016, the labeling of each other as, ‘They’re all Communist or they’re all this or they’re all that.’ And the fake news, the divisiveness of our country was something I had never seen before…

Watch the video:

She probably doesn’t stand much of a chance.


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