Posts Tagged ‘McConnell’

McConnell on Israel: ‘Let’s Leave No Doubt Where America Stands’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) slammed far-left Democrats and Hamas on the Senate floor Monday, while praising Israel for its “precise and defensive response.” McConnell also wanted to make it clear to President Joe Biden to “remain strong against the growing voices within his own party that create a false equivalence between terrorist aggressors and […]

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

President Biden, did you hear what Mitch McConnell recently said?  He said, “ 100 percent of my focus is on stopping’ this administration’s agenda.”  Well, what else is new? That’s what the Chief Obstructionist has been doing for many years.  of my focus is on stopping this new administration,”   He made the same threat when President Obama was elected and did […]

Hypocrite of the age prize to McConnell: ‘Biden’s commission will ‘politicize’ the Supreme Court’

Moscow Mitch’s jaw-dropping theater of the absurd William Hazlitt: “The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy” That’s why hypocrisy is joined at the hip to notorious cousins: predation, fraud, and knavery. Hannah Arendt nails it, “The hypocrite’s crime is that he bears false witness against […]

McConnell vs. Trump: Why the GOP Is Right to Worry

In part it’s the source of his anger that marks his attack on fellow Republicans unique—and in part, it’s because he doesn’t mind what kind of damage he does to the party. Disputes between fellow party members are hardly new, but they’re usually limited (on both sides) by an understanding of the collateral damage. When […]

Trump Blasts RINO McConnell: ‘He’s a Dumb Son of a B***h’

Preisdent Trump slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday, denouncing the RINO as a “dumb son of a b***h” for not having the balls to defend his election challenges. During a fiery speech with major Republican National Committee donors at his Mar-a-Lago resort, Trump pointed out that now-Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer would have […]

Trump goes after Pence, McConnell in speech to party donors

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — It was supposed to be a unifying weekend for a Republican Party at war with itself over former US President Donald Trump’s divisive leadership. But Trump himself shattered two days of relative peace in his closing remarks to the GOP’s top donors when he insulted the party’s Senate leader and […]

‘Dumb son of a bitch’: Trump rips McConnell at Mar-a-Lago

Trump also went after McConnell’s wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, for resigning her cabinet post after the Jan. 6 insurrection. A spokesperson for McConnell, the Kentucky Republican who was just reelected to a seventh six-year term last year, didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. The latest verbal broadside against McConnell, the most […]

More suicidal GOP gaffes as McConnell scolds corporations: Forget fair elections but keep paying off

What a joke: the billionaire party attacks big business for getting “involved in politics” Trumpist stupidity is washing over the party, transforming alleged wizard Mitch McConnell into a world-class bumbler – contrary to his shrewd Machiavellian image. The void of irony is as conspicuous as is the predictable, boomerang outcome. Since when do paid, upstart […]

Mitch McConnell: Joe Biden ‘Inherited’ Coronavirus Vaccine Fast Track

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) criticized President Joe Biden on Monday, saying he “inherited” a fast track for coronavirus vaccines and questioning why he wants to restrict certain gatherings until July 4th. “Why did President Biden tell Americans to wait until July 4th to gather in ways that cities, states, and the CDC approve […]

Biden news – live: President launches Syria airstrike as McConnell says he would support Trump as 2024 nominee

Watch live as Biden marks the 50 millionth Covid vaccine in US In what may have been his first major war-fighting move as president, Joe Biden signed off on an airstrike in Syria that targeted a structure believed to belong to an Iran-backed militia, officials told Reuters. The strike may have been in response to rocket […]

McConnell would support Trump if he got 2024 Republican nomination

During his interview with Baier, McConnell stopped short of offering his immediate support for Trump in what is likely to be a crowded Republican 2024 field. McConnell stressed that numerous other Republicans had also hinted their intentions of a 2024 presidential run. Progressives say he isn’t going far enough. Moderates in border districts worry he’s […]

Poll: Donald Trump Favorability +75 Among Republicans, Mitch McConnell Underwater at -15

Former President Donald Trump’s popularity is still soaring high among Republicans, according to a poll released Tuesday. Trump was +75 in the YouGov/Economist poll taken February 6-9, which found his favorability rating was 87 percent among GOP members, while just 12 percent viewed the 45th president unfavorably. Trump’s vice president, Mike Pence, also remained popular. […]

Trump attacks McConnell in fiery statement

McConnell objected to the constitutionality of convicting a former president. But he also told his caucus that Trump could face criminal prosecution. McConnell penned a Sunday op-ed in The Wall Street Journal defending his decision, which particularly angered Trump, according to a person familiar with the situation. Trump dictated the Tuesday statement himself, the person […]

Mitch McConnell Will Vote to Acquit Trump

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed on Saturday that he will vote to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. According to reports, McConnell told GOP colleagues in a letter that he would vote to acquit Donald Trump. He said “I have been asked directly by a number of you how I intend to vote, […]

Trump supporter arrested after threatening Mitch McConnell’s grandkids on Parler

Brad Houck from Oklahoma made death threats on social media against several public officials, using sites such as Facebook and Parler. Mr Houck posted numerous threatening messages on Parler in the lead up to and after the Capitol riot on 6 January, one of which was directed at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Mr Houck […]

Marjorie Greene Taylor Hits Back At Mitch McConnell After He Dubs Her The “GOP Cancer”

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has responded to an attack by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell In the scathing attack, McConnell called Taylor Greene the ‘GOP’s cancer’ and insisted that “weak” Republicans would be the country’s downfall. The far-right Republican congresswoman’s “loony lies” are a “cancer for the Republican party,” McConnell said. In a tweet, […]

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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