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Master Strategist

Mitch McConnell has a strategy for everything, including the impeachment inquiry.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to members of the media following a Senate policy luncheon, on Oct. 22, 2019, on Capitol Hill.Patrick Semansky / AP

As evidence mounts against President Donald Trump, Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are attempting to undermine proceedings by criticizing the House process.

This week, McConnell co-sponsored a resolution alongside Senator Lindsey Graham claiming the inquiry denies President Trump "basic fairness and due process.” McConnell is careful, however, when confronted with allegations about the President’s conduct with Ukraine.

Frank Thorp V, Producer and Off-Air Congressional Reporter for NBC News, breaks down McConnell’s impeachment strategy and what options he may have if the inquiry comes to a Senate trial.

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