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10.20.21

Ordinary Americans Will Be Swept Up In Democrats’ IRS Dragnet, Just As They Designed It

Reeling From Americans' Outrage Over Their Intrusive IRS Dragnet, Democrats Are Scrambling To Revise Their Financial Spying Provision, But 'Whether It's $600 Or $10,000, The Effect Is Going To Be The Same' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "President Biden likes to claim his $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree will only hurt the wealthiest Americans, leaving everyone else unscathed. As his plan comes into sharper focus, though, it's become increasingly clear that Democrats inten… Continue Reading


09.29.21

Democrats’ Tax Plan Targets The Middle Class

Featuring Tax Hikes That Will Hit Americans Making Less Than $400,000 Per Year And A Bank Transaction Dragnet, Democrats' Tax Plans In Their Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Put The Middle Class In The IRS' Crosshairs SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The American people continue to hear about a steady stream of bad ideas that Washington Democrats are packing into their next reckless taxing and spending spree. There's one clear thread that ties them all together: Pain for Amer… Continue Reading


09.29.21

Democrats’ Tax-And-Spending Spree In Microcosm: An Electric Vehicle Subsidy Benefitting The Wealthy And Big Labor

Democrats Plan To Tax Middle-Class Americans For An Epic Electric Vehicle Spending Spree That Will Benefit Wealthy Car Buyers, Auto Companies, And Big Unions, Goosed By Green New Deal Government Mandates SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "When you add it all up, Democrats want to ram through one of the largest peacetime tax hikes on record, if not the single largest…. But this isn't to say that nobody gets a leg up. Somehow, mysteriously, many of Democrats' favorite groups… Continue Reading


09.23.21

Democrats Stuff Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree With Big Union Giveaways

Big Labor 'Has Helped Craft' Democrats' Gargantuan Spending Bill, Stuffed With Special Interest Giveaways To Unions, Including A New Tax Deduction For Union Dues In Lieu Of Extending A Tax Deduction For Charitable Giving SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "When you add it all up, Democrats want to ram through one of the largest peacetime tax hikes on record, if not the single largest. Let me say that again. Behind closed doors, Washington Democrats are drafting what may very well … Continue Reading


09.21.21

Democrats Prepare To Stick Middle Class Americans With A Massive Tax Bill For Their Socialist Spending Spree

'Here Comes The Biden Tax Bill' As House Democrats Advance Over $2 Trillion In Partisan Tax Hikes With 'More Than 40 Separate Tax Increases,' Which Will Hit Americans Making Less Than $400,000 And Small Businesses Of All Kinds While Hammering American Employers With Higher Tax Rates Than Communist China, Yet All Of It Still Won't Pay For Their Full Course Of Socialist Spending Plans SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Details are already emerging about the seismic tax hikes that D… Continue Reading


09.13.21

Democrats’ Reckless Tax-And-Spending Spree Would Be ‘Cradle-To-Grave’ Socialism

As Democrats Rush Their Reckless Multitrillion Dollar Tax-And-Spending Spree Through Congress, It's Becoming Clear That '[T]he Proposed Legislation Would Be So Transformative' That It Represents 'A Cradle-To-Grave Reweaving Of' Americans' Fundamental Relationship To The Federal Government SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The size and scope of Chairman Sanders' socialist shopping list will make every disagreement we've had in landing the infrastructure compromise look like a rou… Continue Reading


09.03.21

Even Some Democrats Are Warning Against A New Backdoor Death Tax On Family Farms And Small Businesses

The Former Democrat Chairman Of The Senate Finance Committee Says Democrats Pushing Elimination Of Stepped-Up Basis 'Would Hit Family Businesses With Taxes They Can't Pay' While Other Democrats Are Similarly Sounding Alarm Bells About This Potentially Crushing Tax Hike Former Senate Democrats From Rural States Warn 'Eliminating The Step-Up Would Devastate Family-Owned Businesses, Ranches And Farms' Because 'All Of A Sudden, For The First Time, We Are Going To Be Taxing Unrealized Capital G… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Senate Democrats All Vote For A Tax Cut For Millionaires And Billionaires

Given The Opportunity To Ensure Their Tax Break For Wealthy Residents Of High-Tax Blue States Doesn't Benefit Millionaires And Billionaires, Every Single Senate Democrat Voted For The Tax Cut For The Wealthy All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) amendment to prevent changes to the federal state and local tax deduction cap benefitting people making over $1,000,000. (S.Amdt.3251, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #326: Amendment Rejected 48-51: D 0-48; R 48-1; I 0-2, 8/10/… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Regardless Of How They Vote, Dems Are Proposing To Hammer Family Farms And Small Businesses With A Double Death Tax

Though Democrats Claim They Want To Protect Family Farms, The Truth Is That They Have Proposed A 'Double Death Tax' That Would Hit 'America's Hardworking Farmers And Other Generationally Owned Businesses' Hard SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "President Biden campaigned on a pledge not to raise income taxes on the vast majority of Americans. But the latest reckless taxing and spending spree that Democrats are cooking up would crush our country with a historic set of sweeping … Continue Reading


04.30.21

President Biden’s Bait-And-Switch Speech

In His First Major Address To Congress, President Biden Wiped Away His Campaign Trail Assertion That 'Americans Aren't Looking For Revolution' And Instead Embraced 'A Breathtaking Scope Of Change' That Would Amount To 'The Biggest Expansion Of American Government In Decades' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This isn't what the American people voted for. This country just elected a 50-50 Senate, a very closely-divided House, and a President who talked a big game about cutting de… Continue Reading


04.28.21

‘Centrist Words, Liberal Actions’: Biden’s First 100 Days

Though Joe Biden Ran As A Unifying Figure, The Record Of His First 100 Days Is One Of Partisan Ideological Left-Wing Governance President Biden Pledged Unity But Has Spent His First 100 Days Governing From The Left Despite Biden's Call For Unity, His First Actions As President Were 'To Advance A Liberal Agenda' And 'Offer Little Compromise' The Rhetoric: 'Unity Is The Path Forward … I Will Fight As Hard For Those Who Did Not Support Me As For Those Who Did,' '[The American People]… Continue Reading


04.01.21

A ‘Trojan Horse’ Infrastructure Plan

Behind The Veneer Of 'Infrastructure,' President Biden's $2.25 Trillion Plan Is 'A Way Of Accomplishing Many Of The Goals Of The Green New Deal' And Not A Targeted Infrastructure Plan SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our nation could use a serious, targeted infrastructure plan. There would be bipartisan support for a smart proposal. Unfortunately, the latest liberal wish-list the White House has decided to label 'infrastructure' is a major missed opportunity by this Administ… Continue Reading


03.11.21

‘A Classic Example Of Big Government Democratic Overreach’

Democrats 'Loaded Up The Bill With Liberal Policies That They Supported Long Before The Advent Of The Coronavirus Crisis,' Boasting At Every Turn About It Being 'Transformative,' 'Ideological,' And 'The Most Progressive Piece Of Legislation In History' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The president will soon be signing the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill. ... This is a classic example of big government Democratic overreach in the name of COVID relief. And we all know that what w… Continue Reading


02.10.21

Let’s Go To The Vote-A-Rama Highlights

Here Are The Plays From Last Week's Marathon Voting Session That You Need To See Again SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last week, the Senate had a 14-hour voting marathon on amendments to the phony partisan budget that Democrats jammed through as a procedural step. We got Senators on the record on a host of questions that matter to American families. Sadly Democrats blocked our efforts to say that, at the very least, school districts where teachers have been vaccinated cert… Continue Reading


02.05.21

Democrats Vote In Favor Of A Tax Break For The Wealthy

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against Sen. Grassley's (R-IA) Amendment To Prevent A Repeal Of The Cap On The State And Local Tax Deduction, Thereby Preserving Their Ability To Pass A Tax Cut For Wealthy Taxpayers In High-Tax States All 50 Senate Democrats voted to preserve their ability to eliminate the cap on the state and local tax deduction, which would be a boon for wealthy taxpayers. (S.Amdt.91, S.Con.Res.5, Roll Call Vote #29: Motion Rejected 49-51: D 0-48; R 49-1; I 0-2, 2/04/2021) A… Continue Reading


02.04.21

Republican Amendment Ensures No Tax Hikes on Small Businesses During Pandemic

All 100 Senators Voted For Sens. Rubio (R-FL) And Scott's (R-SC) Amendment To Oppose Tax Increases On Small Businesses During The Pandemic, Which Would Rule Out A Radical Scheme Some Democrats Have Floated To Jam A Minimum Wage Increase Through Reconciliation As A Tax On Businesses SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "It will not serve Americans to ram through a one-size-fits-all minimum wage hike that the CBO says would kill more than a million jobs for the most vulnerable work… Continue Reading


05.14.20

House Democrats’ Expensive, Unserious Wish List

House Democrats Unveiled A $3 Trillion Spending Spree Stuffed With A 'Wish List Filled Up With All The Party's Favored Policies,' 'Not Something Designed To Deal With Reality' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[W]hat you've seen in the House … is not something designed to deal with reality, but designed to deal with aspirations. This is not a time for aspirational legislation, this is a time for practical response to the coronavirus pandemic. And so, we're going to insis… Continue Reading


04.01.20

Pelosi’s SALT Scheme Crushed By Economists

As Speaker Pelosi Pushes For A 'Blue-State Bailout,' Senate Republicans Will Not Allow Congress' 'Phase 4' Coronavirus Response 'To Be An Opportunity For The Democrats To Achieve Unrelated Policy Items That They Would Not Otherwise Be Able To Pass' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "So I think we need to wait a few days here, a few weeks, and see how things are working out. [Speaker Pelosi] hasn't suggested the House would even come back into session until the 20th of April, and I'… Continue Reading


03.19.20

The CARES Act: Major Coronavirus Relief for American Workers, Families, and Small Businesses

Senate Republicans Introduced The CARES Act, Which Would Provide Significant Assistance To American Families And Small Businesses, Bolster The Health Care Response, And Stabilize The Economy During The Coronavirus Emergency SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "I am officially introducing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This legislation takes bold action on four major priorities that are extremely urgent and extremely necessary: Direct financial help for … Continue Reading


12.20.19

Senate Accomplishments In The 116th Congress So Far

Accomplishments Of The 116th Senate Include: HISTORIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE COURTS: Confirmed 20 of President Trump's circuit court nominees and 80 of his district court nominees for a total of 50 and 133 since 2017, respectively. "[T]he Senate has confirmed 102 judges for the year … It's the second-highest confirmation total in a single year in American history." FISCAL YEAR 2020 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION: Passed the bipartisan annual defense policy bill providing for $750 billi… Continue Reading

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