Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gives a thumbs up after speaking to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington March 5, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR2YWBC

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gives a thumbs up after speaking to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington March 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Senate Majority Leader [score]Mitch McConnell[/score] reportedly told colleagues they will drop GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump “like a hot rock.”

McConnell reassured Republican members of the upper chamber they could run negative ads against Trump if he becomes the nominee and it threatens their re-election, reports The New York Times.

Additionally, McConnell told Republican senators during the members’ weekly lunch that the potential of Trump losing to Hillary Clinton is a given and it is best to describe to voters that a Republican Senate is a necessary check to a Clinton presidency.

Senators inside the lunch said McConnell reminded them of his successful 1996 re-election campaign when he won by a wide margin during President Bill Clinton’s easy re-election bid.

Source: McConnell Tells GOP Senators Of Trump: ‘We’ll Drop Him Like A Hot Rock’ | The Daily Caller