A former chairman of the US intelligence committee says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBill Kristol calls up a video from Pence in which he called the Obama executive to immigration to a " MUSE (R-Ky.) eats a "manure sandwich" over President Trump
Former Rep. Mike Rogers Michael (Mike) Dennis RogersLawmak Quiz Officials on Electoral Security Measures for 2020 Hillicon Valley: House Panel Accepts Electoral Security | DOJ Watchdog eyes employee texts | Senate Dems Calls on Regulators to Block T-Mobile Sprint Deal | "Romance scam" cost victims 3M in 2018 Hillicon Valley: Dems pounce on Trump battle with intellectuals | FBI attacks new chief of counterintelligence T-Mobile and Sprint tap on former FCC Dem to sell the merger Dem-bill would go to Robocalls | Family Sues Over Uber Self-Driver Death MORE (R-Mich.) Said to CNN on Friday that McConnell was not happy to endorse Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to reallocate the funding for the construction of a border wall ,  "You watch Mitch McConnell eat a manure sandwich in this whole process," Rogers said, adding that McConnell was most interested in preventing another government from being shut down.
"One can say in the mannerisms in body language, in the language itself, by Mitch McConnell … he is where he is because he felt it would be appropriate to ensure that the government did not shut down will, "he added.
"He does not enjoy this manure sandwich this morning," he joked, moments later.
"You watch as Mitch McConnell eats a crap sandwich in this whole process" – former US House of Representatives @RepMikeRogers on McConnell said Trump would sign the bill To avoid a shutdown and declare a natural time of emergency. https://t.co/ufFuK0DgjO pic.twitter.com/PQrSXfS9l3
– New Day (@NewDay) February 15, 2019
McConnell announced Thursday that Trump is signing a Intended to compromise bill It was developed by House and Senate negotiators to finance $ 1.375 billion of barriers at the US-Mexico border while triggering a national emergency to accelerate the construction of its long-promised boundary wall.
Despite earlier skepticism for McConnell, Thursday announced he would support the step of the president.
"I think he should be free to decide what means he can use legally to strengthen his border security efforts, so that would not bother me," the Senate leader told reporters.