McConnell Campaign Posts Photo Of Campaign Manager Holding His Nose

Minority Leader’s Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) re-election campaign was on damage control Thursday after its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was caught in a recorded phone conversation saying “between you and me, I’m sorta holding my nose for two years..cause what we’re doing here is gonna be a big benefit to Rand in ’16.”

The McConnell campaign made light of the comment on its Facebook page Thursday afternoon, posting a photo of McConnell with Benton, who is holding his nose with the caption “LIKE if you agree: Nothing smells worse than ‪#‎Obamacare‬! ‪#‎NoseGate‬