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McConnell, Inhofe, Rubio, Graham, and Shelby Statement on Biden’s Disappointing Defense Budget

'Talk is cheap, but defending our country is not. We can't afford to fail in our constitutional responsibility to provide for the common defense.' WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Vice Chairman Marco Rubio (R-FL), Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) issue… Continue Reading


McConnell Statement on the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement today regarding the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China: "On the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, we should pause to recognize the many millions of lives lost under Chinese communist rule. "From the modern gulags used to incarcerate Xinjiang's Uighurs, to the high-tech firewalls and censorship that control the flow of information, to the state's extensive t… Continue Reading


McConnell Discusses USMCA on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Alley’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined CNBC's "Squawk Alley" to discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the ongoing trade negotiations with China, and House Democrats: On USMCA: "The argument for USMCA is very, very compelling, you know: 176,000 new jobs, $68 billion increase in gross domestic product, we have 12 million jobs already related to our trade relationship with Canada and Mexico. So I think it is going to be pretty hard for … Continue Reading


McConnell, McCarthy Op-Ed: House Democrats Resist a Win for American Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following op-ed by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) can be found on and in today's print edition of The Wall Street Journal: "President Trump and the leaders of Canada and Mexico announced the most significant trade deal in a generation a year ago this week. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is unambiguously a win for America. It would create new jobs, expand export markets, strengthen protections… Continue Reading


McConnell Provisions on Russia and Hong Kong Included in Appropriations Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee passed legislation including his amendments to counter malign Russian influence and to promote democracy in Hong Kong: "I'm proud that my amendments to increase funding for the Countering Russian Influence Fund and to defend autonomy and expand democracy promotion in Hong Kong were included in legislation the Appropriations Committee advanced today. O… Continue Reading


McConnell on ‘The Hugh Hewitt Show’

LOUISVILLE, KY- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined 'The Hugh Hewitt Show' with Hugh Hewitt this morning to discuss the Democrats' socialist agenda, potential gun legislation, reshaping the federal judiciary, and the ongoing protests in Hong Kong: On stopping the Democrats' socialist agenda: "That's what the election [is] about next year, and the American people somehow are going to have to sort out all of this. And what I hope they'll do is tune a good bit of this [rhet… Continue Reading

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