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McConnell on Major Victories for Second Amendment Rights, School Safety, and Mental Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement this evening regarding the Second Amendment: "Today, in the span of less than 24 hours, our nation won two landmark victories that will make our country both freer and safer. "First, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that is the most significant reaffirmation of Second Amendment rights in over a decade. New York's unconstitutional restrictions on concealed carry were struck down an… 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


Senate Republicans Send Unified Message Against Democrats’ Court-Packing Threat

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, all 53 Senate Republicans, led by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC), sent a letter to the Supreme Court of the United States condemning Democrats' recent threats to pack the Supreme Court. Full text of the letter can be found below and here. "The Democrats' threat to pack the Court if it doesn't rule the way they want is synonymous in American history with the idea of an unprincipled powe… Continue Reading


McConnell On SCOTUS Vacancy

LOUISVILLE, KY - The following are excerpts from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's interviews this morning: FOX News SundayI can't imagine that a Republican majority in the United States Senate would want to confirm in a lame duck session a nominee opposed by the National Rifle Association, the National Federation of Independent Business that represents small businesses-that have never taken a position on the Supreme Court appointment before-they're opposed to this guy. I can't imagine th… Continue Reading


McConnell Statement on President Obama’s Political Gun Control Announcement

Fort Knox, Ky. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement on President Obama's gun control remarks and his recent call to 'politicize' the issue: "In the wake of the President's vow to 'politicize' shootings, it's hard to see today's announcement as being about more than politics. The President has overseen a dramatic drop in prosecutions related to the enforcement of gun laws already on the books, and his party recently voted once again to defeat a Senate measur… Continue Reading

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