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07.31.18

Job Opportunities, Wage Growth, Small Business Expansions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "We learned last week that second quarter real GDP growth exceeded 4%. That's the best quarterly growth rate in four years and one of the strongest reports since the Great Recession. Earlier this month, we learned that new claims for unemployment insurance recently … Continue Reading


07.25.18

Americans Are Seeing Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "This week, we're discussing the difference between rhetoric and results when it comes to our economy. Yesterday, I described how my Democratic friends spent the Obama years talking about the importance of rebuilding American manufacturing. They talked about it. Bu… Continue Reading


07.24.18

American Manufacturing is Thriving

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Yesterday, the White House hosted a 'Made in America' showcase, featuring products manufactured in each state, including Stoneware & Company from my home state, which makes the famous Louisville Stoneware kitchen and dining sets. Well, talking about reviving Am… Continue Reading


07.19.18

America’s Growing Economy Helping Employers, Workers, Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "This week, I've discussed a number of converging reports that highlight the strength of this economy for middle-class families and job creators. U.S. retail sales just increased for the fifth consecutive month. Earlier this year, consumer confidence hit its highest… Continue Reading


07.18.18

Workers, Middle-Class Families Benefiting from Healthy American Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "It's been a year and a half since these Republican majorities took their seats in Congress and a Republican president was sworn in. In 2016, the American people made it clear that it was time to try something new. They were tired of a so-called 'recovery' that focu… Continue Reading


07.17.18

Republican Pro-Growth Agenda Continues to Benefit American Manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "In what's becoming an historic year for favorable economic news, there are plenty of ways to measure how American workers, job creators, and entrepreneurs are writing a new chapter. After nearly a decade of stagnating pay and vanishing opportunities, recent months … Continue Reading


07.16.18

America’s Economy Continues to Surge Ahead

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Fueled by American workers and job creators, and assisted by the pro-growth policies of this Republican government, our economy continues to surge ahead. Last week, we examined the Department of Labor's June jobs report, which indicated another month of remarkable … Continue Reading


06.28.18

Americans are Paying Less to Keep the Lights On

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "It's been little over six months since this Republican Congress passed historic tax reform legislation. Already, we've seen big headlines. Millions of worker bonuses, plans for thousands of new jobs, and billions of dollars being invested in the Un… Continue Reading


06.27.18

American Businesses Providing Pay Raises, Bonuses, Benefits to Workers Thanks to Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "This week, I've been discussing how the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act is creating breathing room in family budgets. Yesterday, I focused on the tax cuts themselves. Lower rates, a doubled standard deduction, a bigger child tax credit -- it adds up to ser… Continue Reading


06.26.18

Tax Cuts are Exactly What Middle-Class Families and Workers Deserved

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "It's been little over six months since the passage of tax reform delivered measurable relief to America's working families and job creators. Six months since Republicans implemented a simpler 21st century framework to help unleash a new generation… Continue Reading


06.25.18

America Seeing More Long-Term Investments, Business Expansions, Favorable Economic Climate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "Week after week, the evidence continues to mount that tax reform and the rest of Republicans' pro-growth, pro-family agenda is helping reinvigorate our economy and set the stage for long term job and wage growth. Just today, CNBC is reporting that… Continue Reading


06.21.18

Tax Reform Continues to Benefit Families, Businesses Across the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "Yesterday marked six months since Congress passed our overhaul of America's tax code. Tomorrow is six months since the president signed it into law. I remember debating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act back in December. There were two different philosophi… Continue Reading


06.20.18

Six Months Since Passage of Historic Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "Today marks six months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed Congress. On Friday, it will be six months since the president signed it into law. What a six months it's been. Already, Americans have seen their paychecks grow as the IRS withholds l… Continue Reading


06.19.18

Ongoing Economic Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Yesterday, Gallup reported that the percentage of Americans who are satisfied with the way things are going in our country is as high as it's been since 2005. That's a nearly 13-year high. No wonder -- with an ongoing economic expansion creating jobs across our nat… Continue Reading


06.14.18

New Growth, Increased Opportunity Across America Thanks to Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Day after day, week after week, more evidence piles up that Republicans' overhaul of the U.S. tax code is igniting new growth and increasing opportunity across the nation. Here's what tax reform means to middle-class Floridians: It means thousand-dollar bonuses for… Continue Reading


06.13.18

More Jobs, More Wage Growth, More Opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "There's been no shortage of recent reporting on the economic progress that is flooding across our country. Take a New York Times headline from earlier this month: 'We Ran Out of Words to Describe How Good the Jobs Numbers Are.' Or this, from a Wall Street Journal e… Continue Reading


06.12.18

Economic Growth Continues For The American People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "I want to share the Senate's warmest wishes for a speedy recovery with Larry Kudlow, the Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President, who is currently recovering at Walter Reed from what we're told was a small heart attack. Larry is not… Continue Reading


06.11.18

A Significant Slowdown in the Federal Government’s Red Tape Factory

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the rollback of harmful Obama-era regulations through the Congressional Review Act (CRA): "Today marks another important milestone in our efforts to cut back the forest of red tape the Obama administration left behind. Effective today, thanks to the leadership of Chairman Ajit Pai, the FCC has rolled back meddlesome and unnecessary regulations that Democrat… Continue Reading


06.07.18

Getting the Federal Government Out of the American People’s Way

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Sixteen months ago, President Trump and Republican majorities arrived in Washington with clear instructions from the American people -- get the federal government out of our way. A decade of Democratic control meant that taxes were too high, regulations were too bu… Continue Reading


06.04.18

More Than One Million Jobs Created Since the Passage of Republican Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Last week brought another set of encouraging headlines about our growing economy. In the month of May, the U.S. economy generated 223,000 new jobs. Unemployment has fallen to 3.8 percent, its lowest level since April of 2000. And the proportion of American adults … Continue Reading

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