Mitch McConnell


GOP is Courting Manchin After He Kills Build Back Better Bill in Attempt to Take Senate Majority

Republicans are currently courting Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) after he rang the death knell for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill, which would have been the Biden administration’s most substantial public policy victory. GOP senators have told Manchin they would welcome him into their caucus if he switched his political allegiances. Although Manchin has…


Trump Slams McConnell as “Overrated” Ahead of Infrastructure Bill’s Passage

Former President Donald Trump lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), criticizing him for supporting a bipartisan infrastructure package that is set to the pass the Senate. “Nobody will ever understand why Mitch McConnell allowed this non-infrastructure bill to be passed. He has given up all of his leverage for the big whopper…


McConnell on Whether He’ll Welcome Trump’s Involvement in Midterm Elections: “Well, He Has His Own Agenda”

Speaking to Fox News, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) evaded the question of whether he would “welcome” former President Donald Trump’s involvement come midterm elections in 2022. “Well, he has his own agenda,” McConnell said of Trump, before proceeding to criticize the Biden administration. “And my view is we’re going to focus on this…


McConnell Indicates He Has No Intention of Protecting Liz Cheney as the GOP Eat Their Own

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appeared to try and distance himself from the controversy surrounding efforts by Republicans to oust Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) because she has refused to back former President Donald Trump’s falsehoods about the 2020 general election. McConnell, when asked if he would help Cheney keep her position as conference chair, said that…

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Mitch McConnell Spouts More Bogus Threats About Senate Filibuster Reform

Speaking to the Ruthless podcast in an episode released earlier this morning, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) claimed reforming the filibuster would lead to a “nuclear winter” in the Senate, hampering bipartisan coordination. “I think if they destroy the essence of the Senate, the legislative filibuster, they will find a Senate that will not function,” he…


Trump Says Ending the Filibuster Would Be “Catastrophic” for Republicans

Former President Donald Trump said ending the filibuster would be “catastrophic” for the GOP, voicing his support as Democrats continue to face calls to scrap it entirely. “Look, he’s hanging by a thread right now with respect to the filibuster,” Trump said of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) during an interview on the podcast…


Schumer on McConnell: “I’m Not Going to Give This Blustery Threat Any Credence”

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) dismissed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s (R-Ky.) threat to employ “scorched earth” tactics if Democrats successfully get rid of the filibuster. “We used to call the Senate, when he was in charge, the legislative graveyard,” Schumer told Stephen Colbert during an interview on The Late Show. “The House would send…

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