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07.27.21

On Biden’s Watch, Americans Grow More Pessimistic

As Americans Lose Optimism About The Direction Of The Country, Democrats Plow Ahead With Bad Policies Fueling Anxiety Among Voters And Continue To Tell Themselves That Citizens' Serious Concerns Over Inflation, Crime, And Radical Ideas In Schools Aren't Real SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "American families are anxious and uneasy. The share of Americans who feel optimistic about our country's direction has plummeted by almost 20 percent just since the springtime. As recentl… Continue Reading


07.22.21

As Americans Struggle With Rising Costs, Democrats Determined To ‘Inflate Our Way Out Of Inflation’

With Americans Already Feeling The Pinch Of Inflation, Economic Leaders Admit, 'We're Experiencing A Big Uptick In Inflation,' But Democrats Are Determined To Spend Even More Money, Doubling Down With A Multitrillion Dollar 'Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Runaway costs and surging inflation are a huge worry for middle-class families. Every survey confirms it. Every conversation confirms it. Over the last 12 months, during this economic reco… Continue Reading


07.15.21

Inflation Fears Grow Just As Democrats Propose Another Gargantuan Spending Blowout

Not Long After Democrats' Last Spending Spree, Inflation Accelerated At Its Fastest Pace In 13 Years, With American Families Feeling The Pinch, 'From The Supermarket To The Gas Pump To Housing To The Used Car Lot,' Yet Dems Are Plowing Ahead With A New $3.5 Trillion Government Spending Proposal SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Just this morning we learned that runaway inflation is continuing to hit working American families and hit them hard. Consumer prices spiked in June cons… Continue Reading


07.13.21

Dems Ignoring The Failures Of Their Partisan Spending Bill In Their Rush For Another

As Democrats Attempt To Force Through Another Partisan Reconciliation Spending Bill, The Track Record Of Their First One Is Poor: A Massive Labor Shortage Fueled In Part By Higher Unemployment Benefits, States That Didn't Need Another Infusion Of Federal Money Swimming In Cash, And A Restaurant Relief Fund Beset By 'A Cloud Of Errors And Confusion' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Recent headlines have reinforced a warning that Republicans and economic experts have been arti… Continue Reading


06.14.21

Democrats’ Economic Policies Hitting Americans In Their Wallets

Two Months After Democrats Passed Their Massive Spending Bill, Which Included An Extension Of Extra Federal Unemployment Benefits, May Economic Data Shows Americans Experienced The Largest Increase In Inflation Since 2008, Fueled In Part By Businesses Competing For Workers Against Government Benefits Passing Rising Labor And Commodity Costs On To Consumers, All Of Which Now Has Some Dems Reevaluating The Wisdom Of Their Unemployment Policies SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "… Continue Reading


05.19.21

Employers Struggle To Compete For Workers Against Government Benefits

All Across The Country, Employers Say They Cannot Recruit Workers, Despite Offering Higher Salaries And Even Bonuses, Because Some People Are 'Making More Money On Unemployment,' But Republican Governors Are Leading The Way In Ending Enhanced Government Benefits To Get People Back To Work And The Economy Back On Track As The Economy Reopens, Employers Are Struggling To Recruit Workers As They Compete With 'Enhanced Unemployment Benefits From The Government' "There's a wild card in the pus… Continue Reading


05.13.21

Democrats’ Massive Spending Bill Leading To Unfortunate Yet Obvious Economic Results

Republican Warnings About Democrats' Spending Spree Are Coming True As Business Owners Have To Compete With Enhanced Unemployment Benefits As They Struggle To Hire Workers The April Jobs Report Was 'The Biggest Miss, Relative To Expectations, In Decades' "Hiring was a huge letdown in April, with nonfarm payrolls increasing by a much less than expected 266,000 and the unemployment rate rose to 6.1% amid an escalating shortage of available workers. Dow Jones estimates had been for 1 million… 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


03.06.21

Democrats Refuse To Slim Down Their Bloated Partisan Spending Bill

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against The Republican Substitute Amendment To Target The Stimulus Package To The Actual Needs Of Americans, And Cut Out The Wishlist Of Left-Wing Spending "A group of 11 Republican Senators introduced a $650 billion COVID-19 relief plan as a substitute amendment to the $1.9 trillion budget reconciliation bill. The amendment, which was built on the COVID-19 relief plan that was unveiled last month by a group of Republican Senators, was not adopted by a vote of 48… Continue Reading


02.05.21

‘$1.9 Trillion Is A Lot Of Money’: Dems Ignore Economic Data In Rush To Spend Big

The Spending Plan Being Pushed By The Biden Administration And Democrats In Congress Does Not Take Into Account Improving Economic Indicators, Many States Raking In Higher Tax Revenues, Nor How Little Has Been Spent Of The $900 Billion Passed Just 6 Weeks Ago SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "There is no doubt that some families are still struggling. This isn't finished. But experts agree the remaining damage to our economy does not require another multi-trillion-dollar, non-… Continue Reading


02.04.21

99 Senators Agree That Any New Stimulus Checks Must Be Targeted

Nearly All Senators Voted For Sen. Susan Collins' (R-ME) Amendment Declaring That Any New Stimulus Checks Should Be Targeted At Those Who Truly Need Them SEN. SUSAN COLLINS (R-ME): "It is very unlikely that American households with family incomes of $300,000 have suffered significant financial harm as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our amendment ensures that this much-needed financial relief gets in the pockets of the struggling families that need it most." (Sen. Collins, Press Release, 2/0… Continue Reading


10.21.20

‘Senate Democrats Chose To Do Speaker Pelosi’s Political Dirty Work’

Yet Again, Senate Democrats Follow Speaker Pelosi's Nothing Is Better Than Something Lead, Blocking COVID Assistance For Health Providers, Families, Small Businesses, Schools, And Farmers SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The legislation before us is neither Republicans' nor Democrats' idea of a perfect bill. I think we're all clear on that. But it would move us past Speaker Pelosi's all-or-nothing obstruction and deliver huge support, right now, for the most pressing needs of our… Continue Reading


10.21.20

Don’t Take Senate Democrats Seriously Or Literally

Last Week, Democrats Demanded The Senate Make A New COVID Relief Bill A Priority, Yet This Week They're Going To Again Block Hundreds Of Billions In Assistance For Families, Small Businesses, And Schools SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, the Senate will vote on more coronavirus relief that Congress could deliver to American families right now. Month after month, Speaker Pelosi has held up urgent assistance for workers, families, schools, and our healthcare system. Mo… Continue Reading


10.06.20

Speaker Pelosi Decides Nothing Is Better Than Anything

Republicans Have Tried For Months To Compromise With Democrats, But Speaker Pelosi Has Refused To Budge From Her All-Or-Nothing Demands On Coronavirus Relief SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "If Senate Democrats were half as concerned as they say about American families' healthcare, they would not have filibustered a multi-hundred-billion-dollar proposal for more coronavirus relief just a few weeks ago…. Three weeks ago, every single Senator cast a vote on pre-existing cond… Continue Reading


09.08.20

Senate To Vote On Targeted COVID Relief

Though Democratic Leaders Have Rejected Every Attempt So Far To Compromise On Crucial COVID-19 Assistance For Americans, Senate Republicans Are Offering 'A New Targeted Proposal, Focused On Some Of The Very Most Urgent Healthcare, Education, And Economic Issues,' So Congress Can Vote On What Members Already Agree On SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Senate Republicans have been trying for months to deliver more bipartisan relief to the American people. In July, we proposed anot… Continue Reading


08.12.20

Pelosi And Schumer Negotiate Against Each Other

Democratic Leaders Contradict Each Other On Whether They're Willing To Compromise At All And Shut Down Rank-And-File Democrats Open To Compromise On Other Provisions Sen. Schumer Claims Democrats Have Made A 'Difficult Compromise' Offer, But Speaker Pelosi Insists That Democrats Aren't Actually Dropping Any Of Their Demands, They're Just Offering To Shift Dates Around SCHUMER: 'It Was Difficult For Us To Offer That Compromise' SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "So, like in any… Continue Reading


08.10.20

Schumer And Pelosi’s Intransigence Allowed ‘Crucial’ PPP Lifeline To Lapse

Democrats Demanding Everything Or Nothing In Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Has Resulted In The Expiration Of The Successful PPP Small Business Loan Program, Just As Small Businesses Are Again Running Out Of Money SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Congress should be strengthening the PPP. Instead, the Democrats have put it in jeopardy. This [past] Saturday, August 8, [was] the official deadline for anyone who hasn't yet gotten a loan to apply. The door close[d Saturday] and m… Continue Reading


08.03.20

Pelosi And Hoyer At Odds Over Boosted Federal Unemployment Insurance Payments

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Agrees With Republicans, Economists, And Most Americans That We Should Not Pay People More For Not Working Than They Made On The Job, Yet Speaker Pelosi Uses Her Sunday Show Appearance To Throw Him Under The Bus Speaker Pelosi Dismisses Majority Leader Hoyer Agreeing With Republicans That There's 'Legitimate Concern That People Are Making More On Unemployment With The $600 Additional' And His Claim That 'It's Not $600 Or Bust' ABC's MARTHA RADDATZ: "House M… Continue Reading


07.29.20

Healthcare, Economic Assistance, Liability, And Schools

The HEALS Act Is Designed To Get More Help To Americans, Boost Our Health Providers And Medical Researchers, And Assist Small Businesses And Schools So They Can Reopen Safely SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Yesterday, Senate Republicans put forward the HEALS Act - our framework for another round of historic relief for American workers and families. Our nation stands at a challenging crossroads. We have one foot in this pandemic and one foot in the recovery. We can't go back t… Continue Reading


07.27.20

Senate Republicans Introduce The HEALS Act

As They Did With The CARES Act In March, Senate Republicans Are Leading On The Next Response To The Coronavirus With 'A Tailored And Targeted Draft' Focused On 'Getting Kids Back In School, Getting Workers Back To Work, And Winning The Healthcare Fight Against The Virus' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[W]e have one foot in the pandemic and one foot in the recovery. The American people need more help. They need it to be comprehensive. And they need it to be carefully tailored… Continue Reading

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