"I haven’t been watching the Democratic National Convention speeches because I don’t need to; I already know what they’re all going to say," McConnell said Thursday according to the Jessamine Journal of Kentucky.
"They’re going to say, ‘It’s not our fault,’ and we need to tell them we’ve given them four years; we’re not giving them another four," McConnell continued.
McConnell's comments are similar to those of other top Democrats and Republicans who have said they weren't watching the opposing party's national convention.
First lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaObama Foundation names architects for presidential library Overnight Tech: Facebook's Sandberg comes to Washington | Senate faces new surveillance fight | Warren enters privacy debate Michelle Obama signs up for Snapchat MORE said she wasn't watching the Republican National Convention when it was going on. Similarly, when asked whether the president was watching the RNC last Wednesday, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Obama "did not."
Mitt Romney also said he had not been watching the DNC and did not "plan on it."