VIDEO: McConnell makes public statement amid Trump’s feud with the ‘Squad’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday urged Democrats and Republicans to tone down their rhetoric but defended President Trump from charges of racism after he tweeted over the weekend that minority Democratic lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from.

“The president is not a racist,” McConnell declared, after reporters pressed him hard on whether Trump’s tweets were racist or whether the GOP leader himself would ever use such language.

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Instead McConnell said both sides were guilty of “overheated” rhetoric.

“I think there’s a consensus that political rhetoric has gotten way overheated across the political spectrum,” he said.

“Lower all this incendiary rhetoric. Everyone should do it,” he added in response to a question.

WATCH his full statement below:

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