Politics

McConnell rejects 'conspiracy theories' to topple Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday dismissed the idea that top Republicans are discussing ways to ensure Donald Trump does not become the presidential nominee.

McConnell was one of several Republicans who were at a dinner hosted by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus last week, which reportedly discussed how mainstream Republicans should try to squeeze Trump out at the convention if he starts winning states.

But McConnell said Tuesday that the dinner was just a normal get-together.

"We were just talking about politics, you know," McConnell said. "Bunch of politicians talking about politics."

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