Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s last-minute debt limit deal with Democrats has left many conservatives wondering whether the master of upper chamber maneuvers has lost his political touch — or if the surprising concession is merely a cunning strategy to win in the long run.
While he’s publicly taking heat from his own party for seemingly gifting Democrats a win on the contentious debt limit without getting any big-ticket items in return, political strategists say McConnell got more out of this deal than it appears.
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