Mitch McConnell: Harry Reid Is ‘Rhetorically Challenged’

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Sen. Majority Leader [crscore]Mitch McConnell[/crscore] reportedly calls Sen. Minority Leader [crscore]Harry Reid[/crscore] “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” in his upcoming book.

In an excerpt in Politico’s Playbook on Thursday, it’s reported that in McConnell’s book, “The Long Game: A Memior,” McConnell writes that “as soon as the cameras turn on or he’s offered a microphone, he becomes bombastic and unreasonable, spouting things that are both nasty and often untrue, forcing him to then later apologize.” (RELATED: What’s Been Going On With Harry Reid The Past Couple Days?)

“Harry is rhetorically challenged. If a scalpel will work, he picks up a meat ax,” McConnell writes. “He also has a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde personality.”

However, when the cameras are not around, “In person, Harry is thoughtful, friendly, and funny.”

Last week on the Senate floor, Reid told Sen. [crscore]Rand Paul[/crscore] that he can’t imagine how his “good father” feels about Donald Trump.

Moreover, when Florida Democratic Rep. [crscore]Alan Grayson[/crscore] confronted Reid about his claim that Grayson has “no moral compass” during a meeting last Thursday, Grayson said, “Say my name, senator. Say my name… Why’d you say that?”

Reid replied, “I want you to lose. It’s true.”

Regarding Reid’s latest antics, a Senate Republican Hill aide told The Daily Caller that “he seems to have completely lost his marbles.”

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