AGAINST THE GRAIN

Supreme Court fight helps McConnell, hurts Trump

Democrats can count on a majority of Americans opposing the president’s attempt to confirm a justice so close to the election. But facing a red-state map of Senate battlegrounds, McConnell may get the last laugh.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell before a Nov. 4 campaign event with President Trump in Lexington, Ky.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
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