February 17, 2021 8:48 am
``The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political `leaders' like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm,`` Trump said in a statement released by his political action committee.
February 13, 2021 9:29 pm
That's according to a source familiar with McConnell's thinking who was not authorized to publicly discuss the decision and spoke on condition of anonymity.
December 31, 2020 11:53 am
McConnell, who controls the Senate's agenda and opposes the increase in aid, had introduced a competing bill combining the $2,000 checks with provisions unacceptable to Democrats, who could block it.
May 26, 2020 3:25 pm
As negotiations develop on Capitol Hill, the coronavirus response offers Congress an opportunity to shape the country's post-pandemic future but also carries the risk of repeating mistakes of past crises, including the 2008-09 recession, that history does not easily forget.
January 14, 2020 2:34 pm
The leader of the Republican-majority Senate has already put his imprint on virtually every aspect of the upcoming trial. He corralled the GOP majority behind his strategy to brush back Democratic demands for new witnesses and testimony.
May 08, 2019 8:14 am
McConnell also praised Trump’s efforts to "make Russia pay for its interference” in the 2016 presidential election — and took President Barack Obama to task for not taking the threat Russia posed seriously enough.
November 28, 2018 1:53 pm
The Senate is considering a vote as soon as this week to halt US involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
November 13, 2017 10:50 pm
June 22, 2017 9:17 pm
The bill reportedly will be a slightly less austere version of the one that passed the House of Representatives last month. The House legislation would roll back the expansion of Medicaid, slash Obamacare taxes.
November 13, 2014 11:56 pm
When the new US Congress convenes in January, Mitch McConnell becomes Senate majority leader.