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Hannity Warns ‘Sanctimonious' McConnell: Time Is Coming For New Senate Leadership

The Fox News host put the GOP Senate minority leader on notice for blaming the Capitol riot on ex-President Donald Trump.

Fox NewsSean Hannity was not happy with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism of Donald Trump following the Senate’s acquittal of the former president for inciting the Capitol riot.

McConnell on Saturday voted to acquit Trump in the impeachment trial, then immediately declared Trump morally responsible for provoking the violence that sacked the Capitol and left five people dead.

On Monday, Trump ally Hannity put McConnell on notice. The prime time personality slammed McConnell as “sanctimonious” and accused the seven Senate Republicans who voted to convict Trump as being “way out of touch” with the GOP base.

“When is he going to give a speech on the Senate floor and hold those Democrats accountable for their incitement of insurrection and their insurrection-like language?” Hannity asked of McConnell.

“The time is now coming for new leadership in the U.S. Senate,” Hannity added.

Trump was acquitted on Saturday after the Senate voted 57 to 43 in favor of convicting him, 10 votes shy of the supermajority needed to convict.

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