Posts Tagged ‘McConnell’

McConnell: We’ll Start Impeachment Trial Against ‘Liar’ Trump This February

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is preparing to begin the impeachment trial of President Trump in February, according to a report. As CBS News reports, McConnell is preparing to inform Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of the proposed date, allowing Trump’s defence team time to prepare: This would give impeachment managers and Mr. Trump’s defense […]

Pence, McConnell and McCarthy All Skip Trump’s Farewell Event, Snubbing 75 Million Voters

    Republican leaders are skipping President Trump’s farewell event to instead attend church with incoming President Joe Biden on the day of his inauguration. Senate Majority Leader, soon-to-be Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will both attend church with Mr Biden, Axios reports. It’s a snub symbolising a possible GOP […]

FNC’s Carlson: ‘Slow Learners Like Mitch McConnell’ Don’t Realize Future of Trump Voters ‘Redefined as Domestic Terrorists’ at Stake

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson reacted to the President Donald Trump’s impeachment articles issued by the House of Representatives earlier in the day. Carlson honed in on the reaction from some Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). CARLSON: So it looks like they are impeaching Donald Trump […]

Mitch McConnell Says He’s Undecided on Vote to Convict Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Wednesday told Republican colleagues that he is undecided on whether to vote to convict President Donald Trump in the Senate’s impeachment trial in the wake of last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol. “While the press has been full of speculation, I have not made a final decision on how […]

Mitch McConnell Will Not Convene Senate Early, Pushing Trump Impeachment Trial into Biden’s Term

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will not agree to convene Congress’s upper chamber early to begin an impeachment trial against President Donald Trump, a McConnell spokesman confirmed Wednesday. McConnell’s decision means a Senate impeachment trial would not begin until at least January 19, one day before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, and comes on the same […]

Greg Locke Alleges Mitch McConnell Was Controlled by Illuminati Hand Signals During Election Certification

Radical right-wing pastor Greg Locke once again used his Sunday sermon to float outlandish conspiracy theories while delivering an unhinged rant in which he accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of being controlled by “Illuminati hand signals” when Congress gathered to certify the election results last week. Locke, who was among those who spoke at […]

Lindsey Graham Breaks with Mitch McConnell: $2,000 Checks for Struggling Families ‘Is Not Socialism’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) appeared to break with Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) after the majority leader dismissed $2,000 checks to American families as “socialism for rich people,” with the South Carolina Republican contending it is “necessary in the times in which we live” and calling for a standalone vote. “With all due respect to my […]

McConnell: Congress Needs to ‘Conclude’ COVID Relief Talks, Every Day of Delay Costs Economy and Lives

During a speech on the Senate floor on Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that Congress should “conclude our talks, draft legislation,” and pass another round of coronavirus relief and warned that every day of delay can cost businesses, jobs, and lives. McConnell said, “Every day that we delay may very well cost […]

US Senate leader McConnell acknowledges Biden-Harris win

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, on Tuesday congratulated Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their November 3 election victories, ending his long silence on the outcome of the presidential race.In remarks on the Senate floor, McConnell acknowledged the Democrats’ win of the White House following Monday’s formal result […]

‘Dear God, stop the nonsense’: Chicago mayor unloads on McConnell over Covid relief

While there is some bipartisan agreement on writing a new round of stimulus checks, McConnell has pressed negotiators to drop two of the biggest sticking points in the talks: Democrats’ desire for state aid and Republican hopes for liability protections for employers potentially facing Covid-related lawsuits. Joe Biden has chosen the officials who will be […]

Michael Eric Dyson: McConnell Is Proof America’s ‘Real Religion’ Is ‘Whiteness’

Vanderbilt University professor Michael Eric Dyson said Thursday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was proof that America’s “real religion” is “whiteness.” Anchor Joy Reid said, “In your new book you talk about reckoning with race in America. I think about Mitch McConnell’s centrality in the story of race in just […]

McConnell pushes for ‘3-Martini Lunch’ Deduction while letting millions of Americans go hungry

As tens of millions of Americans are struggling to afford food, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushes for a 100% tax deduction for business meals. This relief measure is a direct gift to corporate executives and leaves many, like Senator Bernie Sanders, furious.  “Mitch McConnell’s ‘new’ Covid relief bill gives CEOs a 100% tax deduction […]

McConnell rebuffs bipartisan Covid proposal while circulating another partisan GOP bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brushed aside a middle-ground Covid proposal from a bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday looking to break the legislative stalemate over a new pandemic relief deal, saying lawmakers couldn’t afford to “waste time” on “messaging games.” The Kentucky Republican then indicated he’s revamping partisan GOP legislation after consulting Trump administration […]

McConnell breaks with Trump over plan to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq

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McConnell Warns Dems: ‘Don’t Lecture Us on Refusing to Accept an Election’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put Democrats and mainstream media on notice Monday, warning that they have no right to ‘lecture’ on the topic of President Trump refusing to concede. “Let’s have no lectures about how the President should immediately, cheerfully accept preliminary election results from the same characters who just spent four years refusing […]

Progressive message to Joe Biden: Don’t you dare “cooperate” with Mitch McConnell

Near the end of his well-crafted victory speech Saturday night, Joe Biden decried “the refusal of Democrats and Republicans to cooperate with one another.” He went on to say that “we can decide to cooperate. And I believe that this is part of the mandate from the American people. They want us to cooperate. That’s […]

MSNBC’s Johnson: This Is ‘War’ — Trump Caravans, Kyle Rittenhouse, Mitch McConnell ‘the Enemy’

MSNBC contributor Jason Johnson said on Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline” that he hopes a President Joe Biden will remember he was at “war.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “I want to come to you on what this election says to you about the conversation we have had day after day after day about the vastness […]

McConnell caught trying to sabotage Covid Relief agreement in order to prioritize Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Senate Majority Mitch McConnell has admitted to his Republican colleagues that he has been urging President Trump not to strike a coronavirus relief deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the election. He feels that this move could cause a disruption in confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court this week. According to Common […]

Mitch McConnell: A Republic’s ‘Legitimacy’ Does Not Flow from Left’s ‘Feelings’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said on the Senate floor Monday night that America is a “constitutional republic,” and the government’s “legitimacy” does not arise from the left’s “feelings.” McConnell said before the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, “Our Democratic colleagues keep repeating the word illegitimate as if repetition […]

Protest At Mitch McConnell’s House Over Supreme Court Vacancy

Protest At Mitch McConnell’s House Over Supreme Court Vacancy Above photo: A protester stands outside McConnell’s home holding a sign. AP. NOTE: No matter who is elected in November, we can expect the next Supreme Court nominee to be a corporatist. It’s important to remember that the best way we can influence Supreme Court decisions is to […]

Furious Democrats Surround Mitch McConnell’s Home, Post Address Online Following RBG’s Death

Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, angry leftists posted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s address and began surrounding his home to intimidate the Republican lawmaker not to vote for a SCOTUS replacement before Inauguration Day. Just hours after Ginsburg’s death was announced, leftists quickly doxxed McConnell, who has the power to bring a […]

Blue Checks Vow Violence If McConnell Tries to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘Burn the Entire F**king Thing Down’

Blue check leftists on Twitter vowed violence in America if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attempts to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday night at age 87. Leftist writer Reza Aslan tweeted: “If they even TRY to replace RBG we burn the entire fucking thing down.” If they even TRY […]

Hillary Clinton: Dems Must Employ Every Possible ‘Obstacle’ to Stop McConnell from Replacing Ginsburg

Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called on Senate Democrats to use every possible “procedural obstacle” to stop Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) from replacing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Clinton said, “The Democrats who are in the Senate will have […]

Mitch McConnell: President Trump’s Nominee to Replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Receive Senate Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Friday night that the Senate would vote to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court after her death. “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate,” McConnell wrote in a statement sent to reporters. McConnell announced his decision after Senate […]

McConnell: ‘Control of the Senate Is a 50/50 Proposition’

Thursday, during an appearance on Fox News Radio’s “The Guy Benson Show,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) put the odds at even his party keeps control of the U.S. Senate. He explained several Senate races within the margin of error, which puts the balance of the body in question. “I think the honest answer […]

Convict Blankenship surges in senatorial primary with anti-McConnell ads

     Coal baron Don Blankenship is surging in West Virginia’s GOP senatorial primary on the eve of the May 8 election, with an anti-Mitch McConnell message that’s resonating with voters. However, that message is also terrifying Republicans nationally in what may become a repeat of the disaster in Alabama in last year’s special Senate election. […]

Did McConnell Give Into Lobbyists on CREATES?

Did McConnell Give Into Lobbyists on CREATES? By ns_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/mcconnell-give-lobbyists-creates During negotiations over last weeks budget deal, there was an effort to add The CREATES Act to the bill as a pay-for. CREATES aims to bring generics drugs to market and could reduce Medicare and Medicaid spending by as much as $3.8 billion over ten years. […]

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Government to Aid ‘Illegal Immigration’

Senate Majority Sen. Mitch McConnell is blaming the shutdown on the Democrats’ enthusiasm for “illegal immigration,” suggesting that he recognizes the public’s hostility to the Democrats’ no-strings amnesty push. “Extreme elements of their base want illegal immigration to crowd out every other priority,” McConnell said during an early morning speech in the Senate, January 19. […]

‘No change of heart’ for McConnell; Roy Moore will ‘immediately’ face an ethics committee if elected

     Tuesday at a press conference on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said when he said the people of Alabama would decide if Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore wins the special election on December 12, it did not signal a “change of heart.” McConnell said, “There has been no change of […]

Nobody wants on Team McConnell 2018: GOP candidates distance themselves from the Senate leader

     Nobody wants to be on Team McConnell. Heading into the 2018 elections, only one Republican Senate candidate nationwide has pledged unequivocally to back Mitch McConnell as majority leader. Most Republicans facing competitive primaries are hemming and hawing, admiring McConnell’s political savvy and fundraising apparatus – but also looking warily at his sinking approval ratings […]

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