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Van Hollen Wary of McConnell’s Acknowledge of Biden Victory

December 18th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s acknowledgement this week that Joe Biden is the president-elect came a month too late and is nothing more than a “political calculation”. That, at least, is the assessment of Senator Chris Van Hollen. The Maryland Democrat said that anyone who views McConnell's statement as a sign that he is ready to work on a compromise agenda with the new president is kidding themselves. Van Hollen said the fact that it took several weeks and is being reported as a headline news story speaks volumes as to the current state of the Republican party…