Over the past two days, Trump has falsely suggested that "millions" of people voted illegally, thereby helping Hillary Clinton win the popular vote. Then on Tuesday morning, Trump suggested that people who burn flags should face a "loss of citizenship or [a] year in jail."
"The Supreme Court has held that that activity is a protected First-Amendment right, a form of unpleasant speech, and in this country we have a long tradition of respecting unpleasant speech. I happen to support the Supreme Court's decision on that matter," McConnell said.
The famously restrained GOP leader took a similar tack on Trump's claims of voter fraud. Trump has said on Twitter that the media is ignoring elctoral fraud.
"Sec. Clinton conceded the election and it appears to me she thinks the election's over, the American people think the election's over and I think the election's over. So, it's an interesting discussion but it strikes me as totally irrelevant. Time to move on," McConnell said.