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11.06.19

Twitter’s Ban on Paid Political Speech Follows Anti-Speech Headwinds from Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor discussing the First Amendment: "I have come to the floor frequently in recent months to warn about dangerous anti-speech, anti-First-Amendment headwinds blowing out of Washington D.C. "I've warned about proposals from our Democratic colleagues that seemed tailor-made to chill the free exchange of ideas and make it more difficult for Americans to engage in political s… Continue Reading


09.25.19

While House Democrats Indulge Impeachment Obsession, Senate Republicans Focused on American People’s Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding Speaker Pelosi's impeachment inquiry announcement: "Yesterday evening, Speaker Pelosi announced the House of Representatives will begin what she called 'an official impeachment inquiry.' But really, we know that House Democrats have been indulging their impeachment obsession for nearly three straight years now. A never-ending impeachment parade, in search of a ra… Continue Reading


07.29.19

McConnell Denounces Dangerous Rise of "Modern-Day McCarthyism"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding election security: "I'd like to welcome all members back to the Senate for a busy week. But first, there's something I need to address. Over the last several days, I was called unpatriotic, 'un-American,' and essentially treasonous by a couple of left-wing pundits on the basis of boldfaced lies. I was accused of 'aiding and abetting' the very man I've singled out … Continue Reading


07.11.19

Important Work Continues to Keep Our Elections Secure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the importance of election security: "Yesterday, the entire Senate had the opportunity to meet in classified session for a briefing on election security. We heard from the Director of National Intelligence, the FBI Director, the Acting Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, and other key administration officials about our recent progress and ongoing wor… Continue Reading


07.10.19

McConnell: Preserving and Protecting Our Elections is a Crucial Task

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding election security: "Later today, all senators will have the opportunity to receive a classified briefing on an issue of huge national importance: The security and integrity of our elections. It's fitting that today's session be one bipartisan, all-member briefing. Because while it's a cliche to say that certain priorities ought to be above partisan squabbling, I k… Continue Reading


06.04.19

McConnell Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the 100th anniversary of the Senate's passage of the 19th Amendment, giving American women the right to vote: "Today, June 4, 2019, marks an historic anniversary for the United States Senate. It was 100 years ago today that this body passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and sent it on to the states for ratification. It was 100 years ago today that this i… Continue Reading


05.07.19

McConnell on Special Counsel Mueller’s Findings: Case Closed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding Special Counsel Mueller's report on Russian interference in our 2016 election: "It's now been more than six weeks since Special Counsel Bob Mueller, the former FBI director, concluded his investigation into Russia's interference in our 2016 election and delivered his findings to the Justice Department. It's been two weeks since Attorney General William Barr made the 45… Continue Reading


03.25.19

'No Collusion, No Conspiracy, No Obstruction'

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding yesterday's letter from Attorney General Barr to Congress on Special Counsel Mueller's report: "Yesterday, Attorney General Barr transmitted to Congress his summary of the Special Counsel's principal conclusions from his investigation into Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election. The result of that investigation is being hailed as good news for the president.… Continue Reading


03.07.19

Democrat Politician Protection Act Would Yield a Partisan Takeover of the FEC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Democrat Politician Protection Act: "This week, Democrats in the House are expected to pass the sweeping legislation I call the Democrat Politician Protection Act. It aims to give Washington D.C. vast new control over elections, give tax dollars to political campaigns, and give election lawyers more opportunities to determine the outcome of elections. Today I want t… Continue Reading


03.05.19

McConnell Previews House Vote on Democrat Politician Protection Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Democrat Politician Protection Act: "This week, the House will be devoting floor time to the Democrat Politician Protection Act. That's what I call the signature effort that Speaker Pelosi has given top billing as 'H.R. 1.' Because this new House Democrat majority's top priority is apparently assigning themselves an unprecedented level of control over how they get … Continue Reading


02.26.19

Democrat Politician Protection Act Contains No Effort to Crack Down on Voter Fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding House Democrats' proposal to centralize electoral control in Washington, D.C. and to erode free speech: "Anyone who's been attentive to the news these past few days has learned about the complete debacle that unfolded in last November's election for North Carolina's ninth congressional district. Soon after Election Day, allegations of illegal ballot harvesting and vote … Continue Reading

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