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06.17.19

McConnell on Fox & Friends

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" to discuss the crisis at the border, stopping socialism, and Iran. See below for highlights or click here to watch to the full interview. On addressing the humanitarian crisis at our southern border: "It's a real problem. We [recently] passed a supplemental for the floods, storm, damages we had in Puerto Rico, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Nebraska. In the Senate, we wanted t… Continue Reading


06.05.19

McConnell on Fox News Radio’s ‘The Guy Benson Show’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) sat down with Fox News Radio's Guy Benson during the inaugural week of "The Guy Benson Show" to discuss reshaping the federal judiciary, fighting socialism on the left, and other upcoming items on the Senate agenda. See below for highlights or click here to listen to the full interview. On filling a potential Supreme Court vacancy: "They're [Democrats] conveniently cherry picking what I said in 2016. What I pointed out was t… Continue Reading


10.04.17

McConnell on President’s Natural Disaster Supplemental Funding Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement after the president submitted the latest supplemental funding request for natural disaster relief: "The Senate remains committed to doing its part to support relief efforts along with FEMA, the Department of Defense, and the rest of the administration to help those in need. This funding request will ensure the men and women providing critical support to regions impacted by major disasters, including… Continue Reading


12.06.16

21st Century Cures to Bolster Medical Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the Senate's upcoming final vote of the 21st Century Cures bill: "Yesterday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to take the next step to pass the 21st Century Cures bill, bipartisan legislation to bolster medical innovation. "This legislation promotes critical investments in research and treatment development. "It helps cut through unnecessary regulations that could hind… Continue Reading


11.29.16

Majority Leader McConnell’s Statement on Secretary Elaine L. Chao

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement regarding President-elect Trump's intention to nominate Secretary Elaine L. Chao for Secretary of Transportation. "I am so proud of Elaine as she continues her accomplished career in public service. I am confident she will do an outstanding job for the nation in this new and important role." Background: The Senate will consider nominations in a thorough and timely manner as it does its part to ensur… Continue Reading


11.06.15

McConnell Statement on President’s Rejection of Keystone Pipeline

LOUISVILLE, KY-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today released the following statement after President Obama rejected construction of the Keystone jobs and infrastructure project: "I wish I were surprised by the President's decision to reject this jobs and infrastructure project. But it's become painfully clear that the President is more interested in appeasing deep-pocketed special interests and extremists than helping tens of thousands of Americans who could have benefited from Keystone… Continue Reading


02.24.15

McConnell Statement on President’s Veto of Keystone Jobs and Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement after President Obama vetoed the Keystone jobs and infrastructure bill: "It's extremely disappointing that President Obama vetoed a bipartisan bill that would support thousands of good jobs and pump billions of dollars into the economy. It passed both houses of Congress with strong bipartisan support and it's a priority for organized labor as well. Even the President's own State Department says const… Continue Reading

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