McConnell, Trump joined for 2020, despite Kentucky setback

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LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Their man in Kentucky may be losing, but President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell aren't letting Gov. Matt Bevin's election fortunes alter their own pact to win the state together in 2020. Trump started the affirmation early, tweeting his confidence in the GOP leader Wednesday morning. McConnell arrived later at the White House to celebrate one of their major accomplishments: stacking the federal courts with the president's judges, a fundamental priority of conservative evangelical Republican voters. Bevin's fate, despite the efforts by McConnell and Trump to prop him up, seemed to have only made their dependence stronger. "Based on the Kentucky results, Mitch McConnell...will win BIG in Kentucky
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