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09.27.22

McConnell Remarks at Rules Committee on “Common Sense” Electoral Count Act Updates

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today at the Senate Rules Committee hearing regarding the Electoral Count Act: "I'm pleased that we are where we are today. We're here to consider legislation that is necessarily detailed and complex. But the reason we are here is simple: After 150 years, the Electoral Count Act needs some modest updates. "Those of us on this committee know it. I believe that all our colleagues in the Senate… Continue Reading


09.27.22

McConnell Announces Support for Bipartisan Update to Electoral Count Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Electoral Count Act: "This afternoon, those of us on the Rules Committee will mark up a bipartisan package of updates to the Electoral Count Act of 1887. "I strongly support the modest changes that our colleagues in the working group have fleshed out after months of detailed discussions. "I will proudly support the legislation, provided that nothing… Continue Reading


09.27.22

Democrats’ Phony Fig Leaf “Permitting Reform” Would Make Things Even Worse

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding government funding: "Last night, our Democratic colleagues released a draft short-term government funding bill. "Big parts of the draft are unobjectionable. Because they were negotiated across party lines. "Both sides of the aisle want to prevent a government shutdown that no one wants. Both sides want to keep resources flowing to disaster-stricken commun… Continue Reading


09.22.22

USCP Officer William Thomas

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the passing of Officer William Thomas: "First, I was deeply saddened to learn that we lost a dedicated and long-serving member of the Senate family this week. Officer William Thomas of the United States Capitol Police passed away after a battle with cancer. He was only 38 years young. "Officer Thomas joined the force nearly fourteen years ago. He quickly b… Continue Reading


09.22.22

Democrats Attack First Amendment Instead of Addressing Crises

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the DISCLOSE Act: "Democrats' reckless policies have stuck the American people with an inflation crisis, a border crisis, a violent crime crisis, and an energy crisis. "Today, this Democratic Senate majority is spending time on legislation that tackles none of those things. "They aren't addressing any of the problems that keep moms and dads up at night. … Continue Reading


09.21.22

Democrats’ Plan to Receive Less Criticism: Target the First Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the DISCLOSE Act: "Finally, with all these national crises hammering families, the Democratic majority is using the Senate schedule to demonstrate that they do not care. "The Democratic Leader is not spending floor time on a bill to combat Democrats' inflation crisis, or their immigration crisis, or their violent crime crisis, or their energy crisis. "Not… Continue Reading


09.21.22

Senate Can Do Better Than “Permitting Reform” In Name Only

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding energy: "Democrats' runaway inflation includes skyrocketing costs to keep the lights on and to heat or cool homes. "We're also witnessing the dangerous vulnerabilities that Democrats in places like California have built into their electrical grids. "California Democrats have spent years putting 'green' lifestyle preferences ahead of the basic needs of wor… Continue Reading


09.21.22

Runaway Inflation Hurting States Whose Democratic Senator Voted to Cause It

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "On Sunday's edition of 60 Minutes, President Biden made a bizarre attempt to deny the American people's pain from Democrats' runaway inflation. "After the latest nationwide data reported that consumer prices are rising at 8.3%, year-on-year, the President suggested the country should be celebrating that they weren't rising even faster! "Workin… Continue Reading


09.20.22

Inflation Is Hammering States Where Both Democratic Senators Brought It On

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Washington Democrats' runaway inflation has caused a nationwide crisis. It's put working families and small businesses in a bind from coast to coast. "Since President Biden took office, inflation has shot up a staggering 13.2%. "For the average American household, this translates to hundreds and hundreds of extra dollars every month. Working o… Continue Reading


09.20.22

Liberal Jurisdictions Balk at Tiny Fraction of Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the border crisis: "Our overwhelmed Customs and Border Protection personnel have already encountered more than two million illegal immigrants and counting this fiscal year. "That is a larger group of people than the entire populations of 14 states. And this record-shattering two million apprehensions only counts the subset of people that were actually caug… Continue Reading


09.19.22

President Biden: Be Grateful My Inflation Isn’t Even Worse

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Last week, the American people received yet another absolutely crushing inflation report. "More than a year after Washington Democrats' policies set off the worst overall inflation in 40 years, the prices of some of the most essential items for working families are skyrocketing at their fastest rates in a generation. "Electricity costs are ris… Continue Reading


09.15.22

Democrats Ignoring Americans’ Top Concern

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "This week's inflation report confirmed what working people across this country know all too well: "The costs of feeding a family and keeping the lights on have skyrocketed more quickly this past year than at any time since the wake of the Carter Administration. "A year and a half of crippling runaway inflation is the most important story to th… Continue Reading


09.14.22

McConnell on Ukraine’s Progress and Needed Next Steps

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Ukraine: "It's been encouraging to see good news regarding the Ukrainian people's fight to defend and reclaim their sovereignty. "Latest reports indicate that Ukraine has recently liberated 2,400 square miles of their own territory from Russian hands. "The sight of a democratic nation beating back totalitarian aggression continues to inspire the free worl… Continue Reading


09.14.22

Violent Crime Sweeps Kentucky and America on Democrats’ Watch

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the violent crime wave: "When you combine the border crisis and the violent crime crisis, law and order ranks as the American people's number-two top priority, second only to the inflation crisis. "While Democrats' economic policies have waged war on working families' financial security, their soft-on-crime policies have eroded Americans' physical security… Continue Reading


09.14.22

Democrats Celebrate Inflation and Market Plunge With White House Party

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "The American people's number-one priority is the runaway inflation that is smashing their family budgets and crushing our economy. "Yesterday, the latest inflation report showed that soaring prices are still completely out of control. "Inflation has totaled 13.2% since the day President Biden took office. "We've just had the worst 12 months f… Continue Reading


09.13.22

As Illegal Immigration and Fentanyl Break Records, Vice President Harris Calls Border “Secure”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the southern border crisis: "This past weekend, Vice President Harris made a surprising announcement on 'Meet the Press.' The Vice President declared that, 'the border is secure.' "We're about to close the fiscal year with more than 2 million illegal immigrant encounters on our southern border - breaking the all-time record that we only just set last year.… Continue Reading


09.13.22

Democrats’ Inflation Keeps Pummeling Families with Worse-Than-Expected Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Just a few minutes ago, yet again, the American people received a monthly inflation report that was even worse than the expert predictions. "The expectation was that Democrats' runaway inflation might finally begin to level off. The topline inflation rate was expected to fall. Instead, yet again, the opposite happened. Overall inflation was up … Continue Reading


09.12.22

Democrats Ignore Economic Challenges They Created for Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: "Tomorrow, the Labor Department will release the latest monthly update on the Democrats' inflation. "But of course, the American people hardly need government statisticians to explain to them that Washington Democrats' reckless spending has sent prices skyrocketing. "Working families have been feeling this pain in their pocketbooks every sing… Continue Reading


09.08.22

The Biden Administration’s Continuing Failures in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Afghanistan: "In January 2019, a bipartisan supermajority of the Senate voted for an amendment I authored, warning that the 'precipitous withdrawal of United States forces from [Afghanistan] could put at risk hard-won gains and United States national security.' "Two years later, senior experts and advisors repeated that same warning to President Biden. His… Continue Reading


09.08.22

Democrats Taking California’s Energy Failures Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding energy: "I've been talking all week about the ways that liberal policies hurt American families in their daily lives. "After two years of total Democrat control in Washington, we've seen how reckless spending comes home to roost in the form of decades-high inflation and shrinking paychecks for working Americans. "We've seen what happens when one of our tw… Continue Reading

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