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05.18.22

The Importance To Taiwan Of Ukraine Successfully Defending Itself

Leaders In East Asia Know That Beijing Is Closely Watching What Happens In Ukraine And Successfully Defeating Russian Aggression There Could Be A Powerful Deterrent To Chinese Communist Party Aggression Against Taiwan SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Obviously, the biggest issue in the world right now and the most important issue on the floor of the Senate this week is assistance for Ukraine. As I think you know, I, along with Senators Barrasso, Collins, and Cornyn, had an o… Continue Reading


05.17.22

After Democrats Went Whole Hog On Spending, Americans’ Wallets Get Seared By Inflation

Poll After Poll Shows 'The Cost Of Living Remains The Public's Top Issue Facing The Country,' With Food And Fuel Prices Squeezing Families, Farmers, And Restaurants, Yet House Democrats Seem To Have Only 'Recently' Discovered This Reality After Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA)'s Revelation That Bacon Is Expensive SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The country just received yet another terrible inflation report. Yet again, overall inflation came in higher than expected: 8.3 percent. In… Continue Reading


05.11.22

Democrats Prioritize Third Trimester Abortions Over Tackling Inflation

As Generationally High Inflation Continues To Hammer American Families, Senate Democrats Are Focused On A Radical Nine Month Abortion On Demand Bill That Only 19% Of Americans Support SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The country just received yet another terrible inflation report. Yet again, overall inflation came in higher than expected: 8.3 percent. Inflation continues to stick right around its worst level in 40 years. The measure the Bureau of Labor Statistics calls 'core in… Continue Reading


05.10.22

Democrats’ Nine Month Abortion On Demand Bill Is Vastly Unpopular With Americans And Radical On A Global Scale

'Today's Democratic Party Is Profoundly Out Of Step With The American People On This Issue… Leader Schumer Wants The Senate To Vote Again On A Democrat Bill That Would Effectively Legalize Abortion On Demand Through All Nine Months' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "What is the Armageddon over which Democrats want to break the Senate, pack the Court, and condone potentially illegal rallies outside judges' family homes? Here's the case in question: Whether the state of Mis… Continue Reading


05.09.22

As Energy Prices Skyrocket, Democrats Keep Voting For Policies That Would Push Them Even Higher

Last Week, Most Senate Democrats Refused To Vote For Republican Motions That Would Help Increase American Energy Production Or Block Policies That Would Raise Energy Prices Even Further On Struggling Families SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "After ignoring federal law by failing to award a single oil or gas development lease for five straight quarters, the [Biden] Administration has shrunk its land offering by 80% while jacking up its royalty rate by fifty percent. That's ri… Continue Reading


05.06.22

Bipartisan Rejection Of The Biden Administration’s Awful Proposals For A New Nuclear Deal With Iran

'President Joe Biden's Bid To Revive The Iran Nuclear Deal Flunked Its First Test In The U.S. Senate': The Senate Sent An Unmistakable Bipartisan Message To The Biden Administration That A New Nuclear Deal With Iran Cannot Repeat The Deficiencies Of The Obama Administration's 2015 Deal More Than 60 Senators Agree That Any Nuclear Deal With Iran Must Address Iran's Ballistic Missiles Program And Support For Terrorism, Retain Sanctions On Iran's Revolutionary Guard, And Take Into Account Chi… Continue Reading


05.05.22

Democrats Keep Acting Like They Know Better Than Parents What’s Best For Children

President Biden Recently Articulated To Teachers That 'They're Not Somebody Else's Children; They're Like Yours When They're In The Classroom,' And His Administration Keeps Acting Like It, Pushing Policies That Force Toddlers To Wear Masks Outside On Playgrounds, Refusing To Take On Teachers' Unions That Kept Schools Closed, And Encouraging School Districts To Use Federal Money To Implement Aspects Of Critical Race Theory SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Senate Republicans m… Continue Reading


05.03.22

Democrats Are Disgracefully Eager To Burn Down The Institutions Of Our Constitutional Government

Following Last Night's Unprecedented Leak Of A Draft Supreme Court Opinion In A Brazen Attempt To Influence The Court, Democrats Immediately Resumed Their Assaults On The Integrity Of Both The Supreme Court And The United States Senate SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last night's stunning breach was an attack on the independence of the Supreme Court. By every indication, this was yet another escalation in the radical left's ongoing campaign to bully and intimidate federal j… Continue Reading


05.02.22

Pickle Ball Courts, CRT Training, Parking Meter Readers, And Golf Course Irrigation: The Wasteful Legacy Of Biden’s Slush Fund For State And Local Governments

As Democrats Prepared To Pass Their Massive $1.9 Trillion Left-Wing Wish List Of Stimulus Spending Last Year, President Biden Asked, 'What Would They Have Me Cut?' Senate Republicans' Answer: The $350 Billion State And Local Slush Fund That Predictably Financed A Smorgasbord Of Wasteful Projects Unrelated To The Pandemic SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Democrats spent two trillion dollars of the American people's money and purchased the worst inflation in more than 40 years… Continue Reading


04.28.22

As Inflation Shrinks Americans’ Paychecks, Democrats’ New Plan Is To Raise Their Taxes

Democrats Have Gone From Denying Inflation Was A Problem, To Insisting That Even More Spending Was The Inflation Solution, To Now Saying That 'The Only Way To' 'Get Rid Of Inflation' Is To Raise Taxes On Americans! SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Runaway inflation is crushing working American families on Democrats' watch. The share of Americans who say the economy is our most important problem hasn't been this high since the last time Democrats controlled the White House&helli… Continue Reading


04.27.22

Senate Democrats Own The Growing Crisis At The Southern Border

Americans Are Smart Enough To See Through Senate Democrats' Election Year Conversion On Critical Border Security Policies SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For two years, since the start of the pandemic, a legal authority called Title 42 has empowered the government to simply turn around a large share of the people they catch and send them right back where they came from. Every month, CBP uses this tool to keep tens of thousands of illegal immigrants out of the catch-and-rele… Continue Reading


04.26.22

Biden Administration Works To Curtail American Energy Production At Every Turn

As American Families Are Being Hit With Soaring Energy Costs On Everything From Gas To Electricity, The Biden Administration Keeps Trying To Strangle American Energy Production By Limiting Land For Development, Raising Costs, And Piling On Regulations And Lawsuits, Because 'President Biden Remains Absolutely Committed To Not Moving Forward With Additional Drilling On Public Lands' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The administration wants everybody else to produce more except us… Continue Reading


04.12.22

As Biden’s Inflation Hammers Americans, Economists Warn A Subsequent Recession Is ‘Virtually Inevitable’

'Costs For Food, Gasoline, Housing And Other Necessities [Are] Squeezing American Consumers And Wiping Out The Pay Raises That Many People Have Received' And Economists Are Now Warning That This Painful Inflation Is Likely To Lead To A Recession (U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member, Press Release, 4/12/2022) Inflation In March Increased 8.5% Year-On-Year 'Its Fastest Pace In More Than 40 Years,' And The Tenth Straight Month In Which Inflation Exceeded 5% "Inflation soared ove… Continue Reading


04.07.22

President Biden Isn’t Serious About Lowering Gas Prices

If President Biden Truly Wanted To Lower Gas Prices And Strengthen American Energy Production, He Would Get Serious About Reversing His Administration's Policies That Are 'Purposefully Meant To Hinder American Oil And Natural Gas' Development "When Mr. Biden took office, international crude prices were less than $60 a barrel and regular gasoline prices averaged less than $2.40 a gallon in the U.S. Since then, oil has nearly doubled, with the international benchmark settling Monday up 3% to $… Continue Reading


04.06.22

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Has A Seriously Concerning Record On Criminal Cases

Judge Jackson's Record As A District Court Judge Shows She Was Frequently Soft On Crime, Even Saying At The Beginning Of The Pandemic That 'It Would Be 'Reasonable' To Release 'Each And Every' Person In Washington, D.C. Jails SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The president promised he would only nominate a judicial activist for this job…. [U]nfortunately, Judge Jackson's record and testimony suggest she is exactly the kind of liberal activist that he promised. In case … Continue Reading


04.05.22

MEMO: The Case Against Judge Jackson’s Elevation To The Supreme Court

MEMO TO: Interested Parties FROM: Senate Republican Communications Center RE: The Case Against Judge Jackson's Elevation To The Supreme Court DATE: April 5, 2022 This week, the full Senate is set to take up Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. Yet, Judge Jackson's prior judicial experience and her inability to answer basic questions throughout the confirmation process underscore why Leader McConnell announced that he could not support her … Continue Reading


03.31.22

President Biden Incredibly Plans To Remove A Critical Border Control Tool During A Record-Breaking Wave Of Illegal Immigration

The Biden Administration Reportedly Plans To End Its Use Of Title 42 Authority On The Southern U.S. Border Amidst A Surge Of Illegal Border Crossings, With Border Officials Fearful That As A Result, They 'Will Quickly Be Overwhelmed By Migrants, Leading To Dangerous Overcrowding In Border Facilities And Releases Of People Into The U.S. Who Would Normally Be Jailed Or Deported' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The Biden Administration is on track for another record-shattering… Continue Reading


03.30.22

Durbin’s Deep Dishonesty On Court Packing

It Beggars Belief When Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin Unconvincingly Claims He Doesn't Know Where The Idea 'That The Democrats Are Inspired To Appoint Some Number Of New Justices To That Court … And, Thereby, Tip The Balance' When His Party Has Spent Years Talking Up Court Packing, Even Introducing Bills To Do So Last Year While Durbin Himself Refused To Rule It Out SEN. DICK DURBIN (D-IL), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman: "It seems that Sen. McConnell is concerne… Continue Reading


03.29.22

Americans Place The Blame For Inflation And Soaring Gas Prices Right Where It Belongs: On President Biden’s Policies

Recent Polls Show Americans Aren't Buying The Lame Spin From The White House And Democrats In Congress About Inflation And High Gas Prices Being The Fault Of Everything But Their Own Policies SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "America's working families continue to face strong headwinds as they try to make ends meet. The historic inflation kicked off by runaway liberal spending last year is still taking its toll, one paycheck at a time…. Unfortunately, Washington Democr… Continue Reading


03.28.22

The Case Against Judge Jackson’s Confirmation

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Failed To Defend The Supreme Court Against Calls For Packing It From Her Most Prominent Supporters, Could Not Explain Her Judicial Philosophy Nor Reassure That She Would Not Be A Judicial Activist, And Has A Record Of Giving Lighter Sentences To Certain Criminals, Sometimes Twisting The Law To Do So SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The Judiciary Committee has completed its hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. I enjoyed meeting the nominee. I w… Continue Reading

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