Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell On Tuesday, (R-Ky.), did not respond directly to a question asking if he would vote for Donald Trump If he wins the Republican presidential nomination 2024.

At a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill McConnell It is said that there is “simply no room in the Republican Party for antisemitism or white supremacy.” The remark came in the wake of the former president’s meeting with white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West.

Then he offered a political prediction. “Anyone” Who gathers with white nationalists? “highly unlikely to ever be elected president of the United States.”

But that’s as far as the top Senate Republican was willing to go. He didn’t rule out supporting Trump The future. He didn’t call on Trump to apologize for last week’s meeting, as former Vice President Mike Pence has done. And he didn’t demand that Trump Fuentes must be debunked, which is something that the former president has yet not done.

McConnell Pretending is a favorite pastime of many people. Trump doesn’t exist, rarely weighing in on any controversies involving the former president or answering questions about him. He was the first to address this issue. Trump’s dinner with Fuentes on Tuesday, with little coaxing from the press.

His response was far different from some of the comments made earlier by his colleagues who called Trump Out by name

Monday was a day Sen. Joni Ernest (R-Iowa), described repeatedly the meeting as “ridiculous,” While Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), called Fuentes “evil,” Add that Trump shouldn’t have met with the white nationalist because it “legitimized” His views.

“There’s no bottom to the degree which he’s willing to degrade himself, and the country, for that matter,” Sen. Mitt Romney (R. Utah) stated of Trump.

Still, McConnell Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R.Calif.), a Republican, was marginally more successful. McCarthy is trying not to upset the Trump In his ascent to be House speaker next year, the GOP’s wing is battling for its support. The Californian on Tuesday said he doesn’t think “anybody should be spending any time” Fuentes, but then he went on to defend Trump By falsely claiming that the former President had denounced them.

McConnell Voted to acquit Trump He was not able to stop the Jan. 6th, 2021, riot at U.S. Capitol during his second impeachment hearing, even though it was a protest. Trump he was responsible for inciting his supporters storming the building. The Kentucky Republican declared that he would continue to fight for his rights a month later. “absolutely” Back Trump In 2024 If he becomes the GOP’s presidential nominee.