Posts Tagged ‘McConnell’

Rand Paul slams McConnell’s ‘outrageous’ support for standalone foreign aid bill

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Friday what he called his “outrageous” support for the Plan B foreign aid bill proposed after striping out border security provisions. He specifically knocked his Senate colleagues for focusing on providing additional aid to Ukraine and Israel amid their ongoing wars, instead of addressing… […]

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks ‘Mitch Glitch’ McConnell

Donald Trump Jr. mocked “Mitch glitch” McConnell during his father’s rally in Hialeah, Florida, Wednesday evening. Source

Schumer: Working with McConnell to get package out ‘ASAP’

Schumer: Working with McConnell to get package out ‘ASAP’ lead image Source

Exclusive — Trent Staggs Calls Out Mitt Romney for Colluding with the ‘McConnell-Schumer Cabal’

U.S. Senate candidate and Riverton, Utah, Mayor Trent Staggs called out Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) for colluding with the “McConnell-Schumer cabal” during an appearance on Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Saturday. Source

Mike Lee Calls for ‘New Leadership’ as Mitch McConnell Plans to Ram Ukraine Aid Down ‘House’s Throat’

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Friday night called for new Senate Republican leadership, citing a story that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) plans to ram Ukraine aid down the “House’s throat.” Source

GOP Sen. Mullin: ‘Kind of Funny’ the Media Focus on McConnell While Biden Gets Lost Every Time at a Podium

Wednesday, during an appearance on Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) came out in support of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) after two recent health scares. Source

The Capitol physician said Mitch McConnell did not have a stroke or seizure when he froze up in front of cameras-Top Republican Warns Hell Is Real


How McConnell is trying to front-run Trump ahead of 2024

As former President Donald Trump prepared his third straight campaign for the White House, Mitch McConnell’s mind was elsewhere. The Senate GOP leader quietly flew to West Virginia in mid-October to begin wooing Gov. Jim Justice to challenge incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in 2024, according to a person familiar with the previously unreported trip. […]

“We’re the greatest superpower in history,” McConnell said. “This is our capital city. But local politicians have let its streets become a danger and an embarrassment.”

The U.S. Corporation “Senate” on March 8 overwhelmingly approved a House-passed bill that would overturn a controversial D.C. crime law that critics have blasted as soft on crime. The measure will next go to the desk of President Joe Biden, who’s said he wouldn’t veto the bill. The chamber passed the measure in an 81–14 […]

Mitch McConnell Retaliates Against GOP Dissenters Sens. Rick Scott, Mike Lee

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has reportedly pulled dissenter Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) from the important Commerce Committee, which could be interpreted as retaliation for challenging his leadership bid. Further lending credibility to the retaliation theory, McConnell also pulled Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) from the Commerce Committee. Lee supported Scott’s bid to oust McConnell […]

Mitch McConnell Becomes Longest Serving Party Leader in Senate History

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will become the longest serving party leader in Senate history on Tuesday. Source

Top 9 Times Mitch McConnell Worked Against Conservatives in 2022

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has worked against conservatives throughout his career. Here are nine times he betrayed, opposed, and contradicted conservatives in 2022. Source

Trump-Backed Alaska Senate Candidate Criticizes McConnell for Massive Spending Boost for GOP Opponent

Kelly Tshibaka, a Republican who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump for the Alaska Senate race, has criticized Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for her midterm defeat. “It is regrettable that Sen. Mitch McConnell spent millions of dollars in this race on deceptive ads to secure what he wanted—a Senate minority that he […]

Mitch McConnell’s Top Lieutenant Shifts Blame for GOP Senate Failures 

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) top lieutenant Josh Holmes on Tuesday shifted blame from Senate leadership to Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) for allowing Democrats to retain control of the Senate.  Source

UNPRECEDENTED! Mitch McConnell Censured By Alaska GOP Over Attack Ads Against Trump-Backed Candidate

Mitch McConnell Censured By Alaska GOP Over Attack Ads Against Trump-Backed Candidate Source

Rick Scott’s NRSC Reengages with New Hampshire Senate Race with $1M After McConnell Abandoned 

Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) will reengage with New Hampshire’s Senate race with $1 million dollars after the Sen. Mitch McConnell-backed super PAC abandoned Republican candidate Gen. Don Bolduc last week.   Source

Nolte: Looks Like Mitch McConnell Wants to Lose Winnable NH Senate Seat

Just a few days after U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced he would pull his Senate Leadership Fund PAC out of New Hampshire on the 25th, two polls showed the Republican candidate surging into what is now virtually a tied race. Source

Newsweek: McConnell’s Wife Elaine Chao Abused Office to Gain China Business, Inspector General Recommended Prosecution

Via Newsweek by Daniel Villarreal Even though the inspector general relayed reports of Chao’s alleged abuses to the Biden Justice Department, the Department declined to investigate Tweet “A government watchdog has alleged that Elaine Chao, former transportation secretary and wife of Republican Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, abused her power while in office. The watchdog said […]

McConnell Remains Silent on Biden’s Speech Attacking MAGA Movement

GOP Senate Leader Mitch McConnell has not commented on President Joe Biden’s speech labeling “MAGA Republicans” a threat to America.

Trump Tears Into Mitch McConnell For ‘Pushing Left-Wing Alaska Hater’

READ HERE: “Mitch McConnell, one of the worst & most unpopular politicians in the U.S., and the man that gave the Radical Left Democrats Trillions of Dollars for their Green New Deal Fake Infrastructure Bill (9% Infrastructure) without so much as a fight, is spending a fortune of donor’s money (the only way he holds […]

Report: Mitch McConnell a ‘Yes’ Vote on Senate Gun Control Agreement

CBS correspondent Scott MacFarlane reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is a “yes” vote on the Senate gun control agreement.

Meddling in Missouri: Billy Long Says Mitch McConnell Tried to Get Him to Drop Out of Senate Race 

Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is reportedly meddling in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. Current Senate candidate Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) revealed that McConnell urged him to drop out of the race.

Mitch McConnell to Target School Safety, Mental Illness After School Shooting 

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday announced plans to target the lack of school safety and the rise of mental illness after the Uvalde school shooting.

Mitch McConnell Taps Sen. Cornyn to Work with Democrats to Secure Gun Control

Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has instructed Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) to work with Democrats to achieve “bipartisan” gun control legislation. 

Mitch McConnell Urges GOP to Work with Democrats on Gun Control Legislation

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday “encouraged” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) to work with Senate Democrats on gun control legislation in a reaction to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas this week.

Mitch McConnell Donates to Liz Cheney, Joining GOP Proxy War

The ringleader of the establishment Republicans, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), announced on Thursday a donation to Democrat ally Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) reelection campaign. Cheney, who is no longer recognized as a Republican by the Wyoming GOP, has received a campaign contribution from the Senate GOP leader, McConnell told Axios. When asked if he will hold a fundraiser or […]

Mitch McConnell to Vote Against Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Nomination to Supreme Court 

Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced he would vote against Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court after Jackson’s confirmation hearings concluded on Thursday. Source

Ketanji Brown Jackson to meet with McConnell this week

Jackson will be joined on Wednesday by her “sherpa” for the confirmation process, former Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.). Schumer has said he hopes to have Jackson confirmed by the Senate’s Easter break. Bates noted that Jackson was quickly praised by legal experts, former House Speaker (and distant relative) Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the Fraternal Order of […]

Exclusive — Mitch McConnell Led Effort to Trash Bob Dole Aide’s Career over Peripheral Tie to January 6

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell personally led an effort to damage the career of a longtime aide to former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole over the aide’s peripheral and obscure link to January 6, Breitbart News has learned. Tim Unes, a longtime Dole aide who runs a Washington-based event planning company called Event Strategies, Inc., […]

GOP blows off Trump’s bid to oust McConnell

Voters “care more about what you do as a senator, what you bring up, what you voted against, how you fight for it,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), who won in 2020 with Trump’s endorsement and believes McConnell is doing “a good job.” The former president, who remains critical of McConnell for declining to help […]

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