WASHINGTON ? As Democrats cement their opposition to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, it’s becoming a real possibility that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will have to go “nuclear” to get him confirmed. That is, change...Show More Summary
“Do they really think history books or the American people will look kindly on them for filibustering this amazingly well-qualified and widely respected nominee?” — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), quoted by the Washington Post, on the pending confirmation [...]
If Senate Democrats are looking for good reasons to not just oppose Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court, but to force Mitch McConnell to go nuclear to get him on the court, there's plenty. Let's start with the fact that this is a stolen seat. Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell certainly isn't one to be plagued by guilt. After all, he presided over the most baselessly obstructionist Senate in history, including the unprecedented and unprincipled total blockade of President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland. Show More Summary
COUNTING VOTES: Gorsuch May Need Nuclear Path to Supreme Court. Politico reports Mitch McConnell is working “behind closed doors” to make that happen.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest statement that Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination will be confirmed on Friday, April 7, has set the battle lines for next week’s confirmation fight.
By Lawrence Hurley and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the Senate would have a final vote on April 7 on President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil...Show More Summary
Amid renewed efforts to revive the doomed American Health Care Act, yesterday, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell seemed to once again throw cold water on the whole idea.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is so confident that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed that he’s predicting it will happen by the end of next week. But he’s also girding Senate Republicans for battle and has signaled he’s willing to do anything to...
As Democratic opposition to Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court solidifies, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has to consider going nuclear on the filibuster for the high court and has to line up enough Republicans to make that happen. Show More Summary
“The United States will stand with Israel,” the Senate Majority Leader said
In a dastardly deed for which they should be continually shamed, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Republicans
There was a moment during the Neil Gorsuch SCOTUS hearing last week that was more revealing than any other as to the character of the man who will very likely be confirmed, even if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is forced by Democrats to change the rules and go nuclear to stop the filibuster. Show More Summary
One key Republican Washington power player – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – emerges from the wreckage of Friday’s GOP effort to overhaul Obamacare relatively unscathed. While McConnell had supported … Click to Continue »
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is still upset by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) decision last year to not act on President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. In fact he is imploring Democrats to vote against “Mr. Nice Guy” Neil Gorsuch, saying “it’s not his turn.” “Donald Trump wants the United States […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will vote next week on the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday, after the Trump administration urged lawmakers to take up the long-delayed matter.
U.S. senators have been informed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that a vote on a Republican repeal and replacement of Obamacare might not be held in the House of Representatives before Monday, according to a senior Senate aide. The House had hoped to vote on Thursday on the controversial...
IT’S ON! Democrats Choose Stupidity: They Will Filibuster Neil Gorsuch Nomination. Now we’ll see if Mitch McConnell has what it takes to go Full Harry Reid.
WASHINGTON ? Democratic senators are quietly contemplating cutting a deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.): giving him an up-or-down vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch if he restores the 60-vote requirement...Show More Summary
As a conservative, I’m thrilled by the arrival of unified Republican government. But the politician I’m most grateful to in Washington today isn’t President Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan or Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. It’s Chuck Schumer. That’s because … Continued