Recent Press

McConnell on ‘The Daily Briefing’ with Dana Perino

July 01, 2020

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined 'The Daily Briefing' today to discuss coronavirus relief and liability protections. See below for highlights or click here to watch the full interview. On the Importance of Masks: "We have all been told, the single easiest thing we can do a… Continue Reading

McConnell on ‘The Guy Benson Show’

June 26, 2020

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined 'The Guy Benson Show' today to discuss police reform and judicial confirmations. See below for highlights or click here to listen to the full interview. On Democrats' Blocking Police Reform: "Tim Scott had led an effort on our part to come … Continue Reading

McConnell Announces John Chapuis to Serve as Policy Advisor for Tax, Trade, and Banking Issues

June 17, 2020

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that John Chapuis will join his office as policy advisor for tax, trade, banking, and other economic policy issues. Chapuis currently serves as a senior advisor to Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and previously served Sen. Cornyn as Deput… Continue Reading

Latest Remarks

McConnell Highlights NDAA Wins for Kentucky and All 50 States

July 02, 2020

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the National Defense Authorization Act: "The Senate continues to consider the National Defense Authorization Act. "I understand we are close to a bipartisan structure for amendments, and if our Democratic colleagues will let us, I hope we can move forward today. "All week, I've discussed how this 60th consecutive NDAA will help our nation protect its people, stand with our al… Continue Reading

McConnell Sounds Alarm on Democrats’ Threats to Governing Institutions

July 02, 2020

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the war on institutions: "Before I discuss the legislation before the Senate, I need to spend a moment on something broader. "Our country needs to confront the Democratic Party's willingness to threaten our governing institutions themselves. "Earlier this year, as the Senate disposed of the least fair, least thorough, and most rushed impeachment in modern history, I offered a… Continue Reading

McConnell: House Democrats’ “Cousin of the Green New Deal” Is “Not Going Anywhere in the Senate”

July 01, 2020

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding House Democrats: "While the Senate maintains the serious approach that builds bipartisan successes like the CARES Act and the Great American Outdoors Act, the House Democrats appear addicted to pointless political theater. "Well, our absentee neighbors have finally arrived back in the Capitol - and they've wasted no time resuming old tricks. "The Speaker has chosen to spend t… Continue Reading

Op-Eds

How the Senate's bold action to combat the coronavirus will help Kentuckians

April 01, 2020

Every Kentuckian is feeling the effects of the coronavirus. It's a national health and economic emergency that demands action. The Republican-led Senate answered with the biggest rescue package in history, and Kentucky will see at least $1.25 billion in relief. We've already received $39 million to address urgent housing and economic development priorities, and more funding will soon be on the way. Since the beginning of this crisis, we've been coordinating with President Trump and Vice Preside… Continue Reading

Democrats Shirking Duty to Fund National Defense

November 14, 2019

At the end of October, President Trump announced U.S. special operations forces eliminated Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the world's most wanted terrorist and the vile leader of ISIS. Whatever your politics, every American should express sincere gratitude to the intelligence professionals and servicemembers who carried out this brave defense of the American way of life. Kentuckians should be especially proud that one of our very own, Cadiz-native Lieutenant General Scott Howell, leads the forces who ex… Continue Reading

Withdrawing from Syria is a Grave Mistake

October 18, 2019

Withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria is a grave strategic mistake. It will leave the American people and homeland less safe, embolden our enemies, and weaken important alliances. Sadly, the recently announced pullout risks repeating the Obama administration's reckless withdrawal from Iraq, which facilitated the rise of the Islamic State in the first place. Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I have worked with three presidential administrations to fight radical Islamist terrorism. I have distilled … Continue Reading