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Matthews: McConnell ‘Sat Around Like a Troll’ Ready to Bite Obama for Eight Years

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2017/01/03/matthews-mc…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>He&rsquo;s off and running, people. On Tuesday night&rsquo;s <em>Hardball</em>, MSNBC host Chris Matthews served up his first head-scratching Notable Quotable for 2017 as he likened Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to someone who<strong> &ldquo;sat around like a troll under the bridge, ready to bite the leg of Obama for four or eight years.&rdquo;</strong></p>

<p>Matthews made the comment while speaking to Democratic Senator Chris Murphy (Conn.) on the first day of the 115th Congress and wondered what new Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) will do in dealing with a Trump administration.</p>

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