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McConnell Says System Will Protect Against ‘Big Mistakes’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that our system will prevent any “big mistakes” if Donald Trump becomes president, TPM reports. Said McConnell: “Well, one thing I’m pretty calm about is that this is nowhere near the most divisive [...]

McConnell-Allied PAC Vows to Back Rubio — If He Runs for Re-Election

An outside group allied with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it is prepared to spend heavily to support Marco Rubio should the Florida senator drop his plans to leave office and agree to run for re-election.

Sen. Rubio faces pressure to run for re-election to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio is facing intense pressure to run for re-election to his Florida Senate seat, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell taking the lead in a campaign to get him to reconsider his plans to retire. Republicans fear that if Rubio doesn’t run for a second term they could lose his […]

What is the Stupidest Thing GOP Leaders Have Done Lately? Threaten to Take Away Middle Class Overtime Pay

Talk about a political tin ear! Wednesday, House Republican Leader Paul Ryan and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell threatened to take away middle class overtime pay. Speaking as a Progressive Democrat my response is simple: go ahead - make our day. Show More Summary

Sen. Mitch McConnell has an opinion, maybe, about Trump refusing to release his tax returns

Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell burbles out the most mealy-mouthed set of words on Trump refusing to release his tax returns that could possibly be burbled: "Well, most candidates for president have [released their returns] and that's been the tradition in the past," McConnell (R-Ky.) told reporters on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Says Women Should Have to Register for Military Draft

The Senate majority leader said the role of women in the military had expanded so broadly that they, like men, should be required to sign up for the Selective Service.

McConnell Suggests Trump Should Release Tax Returns

WASHINGTON -- Add Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) to the list of people who think Donald Trump should release his taxes. Trump, when asked about his tax returns in a recent interview on ABC's "Good Morning America," said,Show More Summary

The GOP establishment would thrive under President Trump

Within moments of seeing Donald Trump’s happy tweets following his meetings with Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders, I had an epiphany: A Trump presidency would not bring a political insurrection, it would be a golden age for establishment Republicanism. For months, conservative...

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan Speak Warmly and Air Their Differences

There was harmony, if not unity, after a series of meetings on Thursday between Donald J. Trump and the House speaker, Paul D. Ryan; the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky; and other members of Congress.

Mitch McConnell Says Elections Are 'Not An Excuse' For Senators To Skip Work

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday warned senators not to use the election as "an excuse not to do our work." "Some have said because it is an election year, you can't do much. I'd like to remind...Show More Summary

Talks Between Trump, GOP Leaders ‘Constructive’ - US Senate Majority Leader

A meeting between US presidential candidate Donald Trump and top Republican Party leaders went very well, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Thursday.

The fighting has barely begun for House Republicans over budget, spending bills

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has a plan for trying to protect the Republican Senate majority this election cycle, even with Donald Trump looming. His big idea is to move spending bills, making it look like the Senate is functioning like it's supposed to—getting shit done. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell's Trump gambit: Ignore him and he'll go away?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to be operating under the assumption that "regular order"—the Senate doing stuff like passing spending bills—will be enough to make people forget that the Republican Party’s standard-bearer is Donald Trump. Show More Summary

HMM: Mitch McConnell: Trump Is Underestimated. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) p…

HMM: Mitch McConnell: Trump Is Underestimated. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) predicted Tuesday that Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, will be more competitive in November than many political analysts expect. McConnell told reporters he is buoyed by a new Quinnipiac poll showing Trump within a few points of Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic […]

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 82: What are GOP Senators doing for their summer vacations?

Since the Senate’s not in session and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s chamber is right on target to work the fewest number of days in 60 years, the only thing left for GOP senators to do is plan their summer vacations. The main question:...Show More Summary

McConnell Will Support Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that he will back Donald Trump as the presumptive nominee, declaring he can stop “a third term of Barack Obama,” The Hill reports. Said McConnell: “I have committed to supporting the nominee chosen [...]

Never Forget What Got Us Here

(Image via) So this happened: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s committed to supporting Donald Trump’s presidential bid. But, the Kentucky Republican wrote, he has expectations of Trump — who he said “now has the opportunity and the obligation to unite our party around our goals.” McConnell said in a statement Wednesday night that […]

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell supports Donald Trump (sort of)

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

John Kasich drops out of race, saying he learned from Americans but never naming Trump May 4 2016, 4:04 PM Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee as Ted Cruz and John Kasich drop out of the presidential race. Kasich ends his campaign, making Trump the nominee The question for Republicans :...

Mitch McConnell Says He'll Back Donald Trump As The GOP Nominee

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) affirmed on Wednesday that he will support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and urged fellow Republicans to do the same. "I have committed to supporting the nominee chosen...Show More Summary

Donald Trump isn't enough to stop Mitch McConnell's Supreme Court blockade

Nothing is going to stand in the way of Mitch McConnell's last grand "fuck you" to President Obama—not even the prospect of Donald Trump picking the next Supreme Court justice. WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)...Show More Summary

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