Lindsey Graham has a message for Mitch McConnell if he wants to lead the Senate GOP after the 2022 midterms: have a working relationship with Donald Trump or get out. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza unpacks McConnell’s tumultuous relationship with Trump and why being on good terms with the former president is crucial to leading the Republican Party moving forward.
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