Remarks

05.16.18

Entrepreneurs and Employees Continue to Benefit from New Tax Code

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: "Later today, I'll be meeting with members of an industry with deep roots in my home state of Kentucky -- our bourbon and spirits distillers. Judging by recent headlines, we'll have plenty of good news to discuss. After eight years of Democrats' policies enriching … Continue Reading


05.16.18

Protecting Consumers from Democrat Plans to Overregulate the Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Net Neutrality and the resolution put forth by Democrats to overregulate the internet: "Over the last twenty years, the internet has yielded progress that was the stuff of science fiction just a generation ago. In so many ways, it has spawned a new economy and fostered new connections -- across the country and the world. In large part, these successes owe t… Continue Reading


05.16.18

McConnell: Haspel is the Right Woman at the Right Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's nominee for Director of the CIA, Gina Haspel: "Yesterday, the Senate confirmed two more superbly-qualified circuit court nominees. Joel Carson and John Nalbandian are the 20th and 21st circuit judges we've confirmed this Congress. "This morning, our colleagues on the Intelligence Committee finished their consideration of Gina Haspel's nomina… Continue Reading


05.15.18

More Prosperity, Opportunity, Raises and Bonuses for Working Families in America

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: "Less than 16 months into this Republican government, our policies are helping create a sea change in the economic climate in this country. The Washington Post recently reported on new data from the National Federation of Independent Business. Forty-three percent o… Continue Reading


05.15.18

Senate Continues Circuit Court Confirmations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's circuit court nominees, including John Nalbandian for the Sixth Circuit and Joel Carson for the Tenth Circuit: 'Yesterday, the Senate voted to confirm two more of President Trump's fine circuit court nominees. Michael Scudder and Amy St. Eve -- both of Illinois, both exceedingly qualified, and both carrying the bipartisan support of the Judic… Continue Reading


05.15.18

Honoring the Men and Women of Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding National Police Week: "Today, is Peace Officers Memorial Day, when we honor the men and women of law enforcement. During Police Week, thousands of officers from across the nation -- and the world -- travel here to Washington to remember their fallen comrades and rededicate themselves to protecting our communities. "I welcome them, particularly the peace off… Continue Reading


05.14.18

McConnell Statement on the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding today's dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem: "Today marks 70 years since Israel declared its independence on May 14, 1948. Ever since, this brave nation has shone as a beacon of democracy in a troubled region and stood as a valued friend of the United States. "It's fitting that another historic event took place today. This morning, an American deleg… Continue Reading


05.14.18

Leader McConnell Visits Senator McCain

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding his visit with Senator John McCain (R-AZ) this past weekend: "I had the opportunity yesterday to visit our friend, John McCain in the beautiful location of Sedona, about a two-hour drive from Phoenix. John, Cindy and I had a chance to sit on the back porch and reminisce about our friendship and all we had shared over the last 30 years. We had some laughs and… Continue Reading


05.10.18

America is Open for Business Again

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: "Later today, President Trump is visiting the great state of Indiana. He's joining Hoosiers to celebrate the new jobs and prosperity that our Republican agenda is delivering to communities in Indiana and all over the country. After years of Democratic policies that … Continue Reading


05.10.18

More Judicial Nominees With Sterling Qualifications

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's circuit court nominees, including the president's nominee for the Seventh Court of Appeals, Michael Brennan: "Today, the Senate continues our work to confirm President Trump's well-qualified judicial nominees. Yesterday, we confirmed Kurt Engelhardt to the Fifth Circuit by a signficant bipartisan margin. "The nominee now before us, Michael B… Continue Reading


05.10.18

Haspel Uniquely Ready to Head CIA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's nominee for Director of the CIA, Gina Haspel: "Let me begin this morning with gratitude to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Overnight, he completed a sensitive diplomatic mission and returned home from North Korea with three freed American prisoners. The families of these three men -- and the entire country - are so grateful. This episode offer… Continue Reading


05.09.18

Senate to Confirm Another Well-Qualified Judge

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's circuit court nominees, including the president's nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Kurt Engelhardt: "This week the Senate is in the midst of processing six well-qualified nominees for the federal bench. We've voted to invoke cloture on the nomination of Judge Kurt Engelhardt, and today, we'll vote to confirm him. "Given his imp… Continue Reading


05.09.18

Gina Haspel Has the Resume, Reputation, and Unique Skill Set to Lead the CIA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's nominee for Director of the CIA, Gina Haspel: "This morning, the world has learned that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way back from North Korea with three American prisoners after securing their release. Two were detained last year. One had been in captivity since 2015. And now, following successful discussions, all three are on th… Continue Reading


05.08.18

Two Different Philosophies, Two Different Outcomes for American Workers and Middle-Class Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "It seems that every day brings another piece of good news for middle-class workers and families -- and, like clockwork, another desperate attempt by my Democratic colleagues to convince everyone that this growing tide of new prosperity is somehow a bad thing. "In the last few weeks alone, the percentage of … Continue Reading


05.08.18

Senate Continues Work to Confirm President’s Well-Qualified Circuit Court Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding circuit court nominees, including the president's nominee for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Michael Brennan: "Yesterday, the Senate advanced the nomination of the first of this week's judicial nominees, Judge Kurt Engelhardt. Those who join him on this latest slate for consideration are each well-qualified. Each has received thorough examination from … Continue Reading


05.08.18

Senate Honors United States Capitol Police Officers Fallen in the Line of Duty

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor recognizing the memorial service in honor of the United States Capitol Police officers who died in line of duty: "An important tribute took place here in the Capitol this morning -- the fifth annual memorial service for the four United States Capitol Police officers who have died in the line of duty. "Sergeant Christopher Eney, Officer Jacob Chestnut, Detective John G… Continue Reading


05.07.18

More Business, More Investment, More Job Openings, and Higher Pay

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: "Now on one final matter, in storefront windows across America, new signs are going up - signs that many communities haven't seen in years. 'Now Hiring.' "Just sixteen months into the Trump Administration and this Republican Congress, the percentage of American wor… Continue Reading


05.07.18

Senate to Consider More Extremely Well-Qualified Circuit Court Nominees This Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding circuit court nominees, including the president's nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Kurt Engelhardt: "This week, the Senate will consider another slate of extremely well-qualified nominees for seats on the federal bench. A thoughtful, independent, and expert judiciary is a cornerstone of our constitutional order. It's been the case since the v… Continue Reading


05.07.18

Senate Remembers Michael Beaver

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor in memory of Assistant Senate Parliamentarian, Michael Beaver: "First, I'd like to pay respects to a member of the Senate family who tragically passed away last week. Michael Beaver was a talented attorney who served as the Senate's Assistant Parliamentarian. That followed service as Deputy Legislative Counsel for the state of California. "Michael was just 39 years ol… Continue Reading


04.26.18

McConnell on Democrats Slow-Walking Nominees: ‘This is Partisan Obstruction, Elevated to an Art Form’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding historic obstruction from Senate Democrats and the need to confirm more of the president's well-qualified nominees: "This week, we confirmed yet another well-qualified nominee to the federal bench. Now Kyle Duncan of Louisiana can get to work serving on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. His qualifications are impressive. But his sterling reputation among c… Continue Reading

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