Remarks

01.13.15

Senate Remains Focused on Bipartisan Jobs Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate Floor beginning an open floor debate on Keystone: "This morning, the Senate will continue to debate the motion to proceed to the Keystone XL bill, with the time equally divided until 12:30 pm. "Some of our colleagues on the other side continue to filibuster the motion to proceed to this bill. All Senators should know that we will get on this bill today and begin the amendment process - eith… Continue Reading


01.09.15

Regular Order Will Continue in Keystone Amendment Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the bipartisan Keystone infrastructure jobs bill, and the passage of TRIA: "Yesterday, the Senate passed the bipartisan Terrorism Risk Insurance bill and sent it to the President for signature. We worked with our colleagues in the House and on the other side of the aisle to quickly process that bill in a timely manner, and I thank the Speaker and all members of the Senate for… Continue Reading


01.08.15

Citing Strong Bipartisan Support for Keystone, McConnell Urges President to Reconsider Veto Threat

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement regarding construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a bipartisan, job creating infrastructure project: "The new Republican majority has pledged to run the Senate differently and stop protecting the president from good ideas. "That's why we look forward to the Senate beginning consideration of a bipartisan, job-creating infrastructure project: the Keystone Pipeline."Right now, the Keystone jobs bill is b… Continue Reading


01.07.15

McConnell: Senate Focus Will Be Jobs Legislation, Concerns of the Middle Class

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement outlining the goals for the 114th Congress: "Yesterday, we inaugurated the 114th Senate of the United States Congress. "We welcomed back many dedicated members and swore in many new ones. I have high hopes for our new colleagues. They share the resolve of my conference to restore the Senate to a place of high purpose. And they're determined to make a positive difference in the lives of the people who sen… Continue Reading


01.06.15

McConnell Welcomes Senators, Opens the 114th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today welcoming Senators to the 114th Congress: "Today is an important one for our country. "Many Senators took the oath this afternoon, thirteen for the first time. And a new Republican majority accepted its new responsibility. "We recognize the enormity of the task before us. We know a lot of hard work awaits. We know many important opportunities await too. "I'm really optimistic about what we can … Continue Reading


08.16.07

McConnell Delivers Remarks At The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

'Ronald Reagan would have a lot to say about today's Congress' Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell delivered the following speech on Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery. "One of the things that really jumps off the page in the new Reagan Diaries is the love that Ronald Reagan had for his wife. In one entry he writes about calling a popular political cartoonist, who naturally tho… Continue Reading

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