Trump receives award from Senate GOP campaign arm despite attacks on McConnell


The National Republican Senatorial Committee named former President Trump as the inaugural recipient of its “Champion for Freedom” award on Monday.

Why it matters: The award from Senate Republicans’ campaign arm was presented the same weekend that Trump tore into Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at a Republican event at Mar-a-Lago, calling the Senate GOP leader a “dumb son of a b*tch” and “stone cold loser.”… (Read more)