Donald Trump is reinforcing and validating white supremacists and inspiring violence against minorities, three congressional Democrats charged Tuesday as they called on House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to disavow their party's presidential nominee. Show More Summary
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Monday that the federal health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the White House and which party has the upper hand in Congress. … Click to Continue »
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wants to make sure that winning Olympic gold doesn’t cost U.S. athletes who competed in the recently-completed 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro any green. … Click to Continue »...
First Read: “If Trump’s poll position doesn’t soon change, there will be two key GOP voices that everyone will want to hear from, especially after this campaign shakeup — House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Those [...]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), we have argued, has handled the Donald Trump phenomenon better than House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). McConnell acted quickly and perfunctorily in giving his support and then spoke about Trump almost invariably in negative terms (e.g. chiding him for being off-script, questioning the viability of his campaign). Ryan agonized […]
The list of Republican House members who say they can't support Donald Trump is getting longer. Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay explains why he's...
We have commented from time to time on the depressing spectacle of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s contortions to justify support for Donald Trump (as well as the relative ease with which Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell has kept up the drumbeat of anti-Trump criticism). Even more than Trump himself, Ryan’s diminishment is arguably the most-heart wrenching part of […]
While House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t specifically say Donald Trump’s name in their reaction to the feud...
In the wake of Donald Trump’s bigoted attacks on the parents of a fallen Muslim soldier, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan issued separate statements on Sunday defending Khizr and Ghazala Khan while strangely failing to mention the Republican presidential candidate who insulted them. Read more...
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and vice-presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana (R) knew what they were getting into when they climbed aboard the Donald Trump bandwagon. They had watched him insult minorities, POWs, the disabled and women. They had seen for themselves how utterly ignorant he was […]
Khizr Khan, whose son died fighting in Iraq, said Sunday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a "black soul" and that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R) have a moral obligation to speak out against their party's standard-bearer. "He is a black soul. And this is totally unfit […]
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay encountered Jesus over 30 years ago and the transformation he underwent inspired him to write a book calling America back to its godly heritage.
Leading Off: ? LA-Sen: Just a week ago, ex-KKK leader David Duke flirted with challenging House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, but Duke's now set his eyes on a bigger prize. On Friday, the final day of candidate qualifying, Duke announced...Show More Summary
Just a week ago, ex-KKK leader David Duke flirted with challenging House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, but Duke’s now set his eyes on a bigger prize. On Friday, the final day of candidate qualifying, Duke announced that he would run for...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said in his speech at the Republican National Convention that "Republicans believe in an America that isn't divided by race, religion, or gender." Now, American Atheists wants him to prove it.
Last night was the night Donald Trump got the establishment's blessing in the form of House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. After all of Ryan's bluster and chastising of the nominee of the past weeks, the full embrace was a little discomfiting. Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reprised roles they have grown comfortable in — ideas man and attack dog, respectively
Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, in her first major political speech on Monday, portrayed her husband as a talented, compassionate and unrelenting leader who would unify rather than divide the country if elected to the White House. The Slovenian-born jewelry designer and former model spoke to a...
In exchange for Tehran rolling back its nuclear program, the U.S. and other world powers agreed to suspend wide-ranging oil, trade and financial sanctions that had choked the Iranian economy. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, said...Show More Summary