Former President Donald Trump Sunday declared ‘it wasn’t my fault’ that the Republicans underperformed expectations in the midterms and blamed both the Supreme Court ruling and the party’s position on abortion.
Trump, writing on his Truth Social platform, he also threw in some of his regular criticism of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s spending on candidates.
‘It wasn’t my fault that the Republicans didn’t live up to expectations in the MidTerms. I was 233-20!’ he said, referencing his record with endorsements.
He then honed in on the party’s pro-life faction, saying ‘It was the ‘abortion issue,’ poorly handled by many Republicans, especially those that firmly insisted on No Exceptions, even in the case of Rape, Incest, or Life of the Mother, that lost large numbers of Voters.’
Not only does former President Trump believe that going all-in on abortion lost them voters, but that those who’d seen Roe vs. Wade overturned basically disappeared from the political process altogether.
‘Also, the people that pushed so hard, for decades, against abortion, got their wish from the U.S. Supreme Court, & just plain disappeared, not to be seen again,’ he added.
Trump tossed in one more shot at McConnell’s spending on candidates, saying ‘Plus, Mitch stupid $’s!’
The 45th president appointed three pro-life justices to the court during his term, with Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, and Neil Gorsuch all voting to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
The Hill reported that exit polls sho