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
As Guy detailed earlier, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have been carefully counting votes ahead of tomorrow's big...
Jonathan Chait: “Trumpcare may or may not grind out enough votes to pass the House. In the Senate, it’s hopelessly short of the 50 votes it needs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has laid out a wildly aggressive time frame, [...
Republicans like Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have often pointed to the high insurance deductibles that Americans face under Obamacare as evidence of the health-reform law's failure. This has always been an awkward and transparently...Show More Summary
“Forget the House GOP’s troubles passing a health care bill. The party’s bigger problem looms in the Senate,” Politico reports. “Mitch McConnell is being tasked with fixing what GOP senators and House members say is a flawed Obamacare repeal proposal [...]
As House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell attempt to wrangle votes on Capitol Hill, the White House remains confident...
The Republican leader will hold a vote next week, which he knows he’ll lose. He’s not dumb.
With a crucial vote on the GOP’s Obamacare replacement looming, President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned that Republican legislators who don’t support the bill would face electoral consequences. “I honestly think...Show More Summary
Loony MSNBC host Chris Matthews concluded Tuesday night’s Hardball with a loud berating of Senate Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for not confirming Obama Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland, engaging in “low-level politics” harming the country.
This is about Merrick Garland, Mitch McConnell, and Donald Trump, or it's about nothing at all.