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08.03.21

“What Would this Administration Say Is Going Well?”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Biden Administration: "It's been a little more than six months since the Biden Administration and our Democrat-led Congress were sworn in. So let's zoom out from the daily political drama and ask the simplest possible question: How's it going? "How's this leadership working out for middle-class families? Or put more directly: What big aspects of our na… Continue Reading


08.02.21

Bipartisan Senate Work Highlights the Absurdity of Democrats’ Reckless Tax-and-Spend Spree

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Democrats' reckless tax and spending spree: "This bipartisan work on infrastructure just reinforces the recklessness of the purely partisan taxing-and-spending spree that Democrats want to ram through next. "Even before we get to this week, there's ample evidence the Senate is fully capable of passing policies that are actually smart… that actua… Continue Reading


07.30.21

Democrats’ ‘Build Back Bloated’ is Costing Middle-Class Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Democrats' reckless tax and spending spree: "We learned yesterday that last quarter, our GDP finally regained its pre-pandemic level. "It's taken about a year of economic growth just to recover back to where we started. "Obviously we are still far below where our pre-COVID trajectory would have had us today. Before this hundred-year pandemic, Republic… Continue Reading


07.29.21

Amid Border Crisis that Includes COVID Surge, Democrats Want Amnesty in Tax-and-Spend Spree

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: "As I've said before, Democrats' spree is reckless on multiple levels. We're all familiar with the staggering $3.5 trillion bottom line. We all know it would only amp up the painful inflation that's already hammering middle-class families, in large part because of the last partisan deluge of spending Democrats rammed through a few months … Continue Reading


07.28.21

If States’ Expansive Voting Laws are Anti-Democracy, the Left Will Also Need to Boycott Europe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding voting laws: "The massive taxing and spending spree that Democrats want to ram through this summer has problems that go even beyond inflation, rising costs, and massive tax hikes. "The problem is not just Democrats' jaw-dropping $3.5 trillion price tag. It's also the long list of bad liberal policies that this reckless taxing and spending spree is supposed… Continue Reading


07.27.21

Democrats’ Reckless Tax-and-Spend Spree Packed With “Green New Deal” Goodies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats' reckless tax and spending spree: "While American families worry about rising costs, Washington Democrats want to embark on yet another reckless, multi-trillion-dollar taxing and spending spree. "Recent surveys show that more than 80 percent of Americans are somewhat or very worried about the rising cost of living. "And 73 percent say they're wo… Continue Reading


07.26.21

With Americans’ Optimism Falling, Democrats Want Yet Another Reckless Taxing and Spending Spree

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding spending: "American families are anxious and uneasy. "The share of Americans who feel optimistic about our country's direction has plummeted by almost 20 percent just since the springtime. "As recently as early May, nearly two thirds of Americans said they were optimistic about the direction of the country. That was the highest figure that survey had reco… Continue Reading


07.22.21

Where Are Democrat Russia Hawks as Biden Administration Reportedly Green-Lights Putin Pipeline?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Russia: "Last year, on a broad and bipartisan basis, Congress passed sanctions that were designed to block Russia from completing its Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. "The Biden Administration recently waived these sanctions to allow the pipeline to move forward. "And now it appears the Administration has cut a 'deal' with Germany that will allow the pipel… Continue Reading


07.22.21

With Border Already in Crisis, Democrats Want Amnesty in Reckless Tax-and-Spend Spree

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: "With COVID-19 cases ticking up across our nation, with some bureaucrats and elected leaders talking about re-imposing various measures on the American people, the Biden Administration continues to let illegal immigrants pour across our southern border. And reportedly they are considering loosening our border security even more. "Remembe… Continue Reading


07.21.21

McConnell: Today’s Procedural Vote Will Fail Because the Bill Doesn’t Exist

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding infrastructure: "Today, the Democratic Leader appears to be intent on calling a vote that he knows will fail. "For several weeks now, Republican and Democratic Senators have been working together, trying to assemble a bipartisan package for our nation's infrastructure. "It's an important and complex subject. They're talking about big projects and big sums… Continue Reading


07.20.21

As Senate Refills Crime Victims’ Fund, Leaders Must Also Fight Surge in Violent Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding crime: "Later today, the Senate is set to do some bipartisan legislating. "In 1984, Congress passed the Victims of Crime Act, which includes an important federal program called the Crime Victims Fund. "When criminals who commit federal crimes are charged fines and penalties, some of that money flows into this Fund. "It goes to state-level programs that h… Continue Reading


07.19.21

Phony Outrage on Voting Laws is Wearing Thin on the American People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding election laws: "A few months ago, a group of Democrats and left-wing activists brought the state of Georgia into the national spotlight. Tremendous outrage, an air of total crisis, was cooked up out of nowhere. "The state of Georgia was passing a mainstream, common-sense election law. It combined widely popular integrity protections like voter ID with a gr… Continue Reading


07.15.21

McConnell Condemns Democrats’ New Efforts to Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Hyde Amendment: "This week, Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee are doing something so radical that it hasn't been done for decades: "They are advancing an annual funding bill that leaves out the Hyde Amendment, the commonsense prohibition on forcing taxpayers to fund abortion. "Since the 1970s, abortion has claimed the lives of more than … Continue Reading


07.14.21

McConnell: Big Lies and Fake Hysteria Will Never Justify Democrats’ Partisan Power Grab

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding voting laws: "At any particular moment, with total certainty, Washington Democrats know one of two things to be true. "Either American democracy is so well-functioning, so sacrosanct, that nobody can possibly question or badmouth it… or democracy is in total crisis, hanging on by a thread, and only a massive, sweeping, partisan overhaul by Democrats… Continue Reading


07.13.21

With Inflation Hurting Families, Democrats Want Yet Another Overdose of Overspending?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats' spending spree: "Senators have just spent two weeks traveling our home states and hearing what's on the minds of working families. "I got to spend time with all kinds of hardworking Kentuckians across the Bluegrass. "No question, we're in a better place than we were a year ago. "Thanks to the genius of science, the success of Operation Warp Sp… Continue Reading


06.24.21

Senate Should Focus on Bipartisan Work, Not “Designed-To-Fail” Partisan Antics

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Democratic Leader's "designed to fail" agenda: "As the Senate headed into the June work period, the Democratic Leader laid out an agenda that was transparently designed to fail: a string of far-left proposals that were not intended to become law or make a difference in the lives of the American people. "They were designed to fail and provide political … Continue Reading


06.24.21

Democrats Pull the Rug Out from Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Negotiators with “Unserious Demands”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding infrastructure: "Earlier today, a bipartisan group of infrastructure negotiators took the results of their efforts to President Biden. "It was an encouraging sign of progress after leading Democrats had gone out of their way to slow the process. "Remember: At first sign of an agreement last night and then again this morning, both the Democratic Leader and… Continue Reading


06.22.21

The Senate Will Reject Democrats’ Partisan Power Grab

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding S.1: "Later today, the Senate will vote on whether to advance Democrats' transparently partisan plan to tilt every election in America permanently in their favor. By now, the rotten inner workings of this power grab have been thoroughly exposed to the light. "We know that it would shatter a decades-old understanding that campaign law should have a biparti… Continue Reading


06.17.21

Democrats’ S. 1: A Massive Election Takeover With a Fill-In-The-Blank Rationale

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding S.1: "Next week, as the Democratic Leader has indicated, the Senate will finally get the opportunity to vote on the bill that House and Senate Democrats have both made their number one priority for the entire Congress. "S. 1 is a bad bill filled with bad ideas, and I've been crystal clear about opposing it from the very beginning. "But for Democrats thems… Continue Reading


06.16.21

McConnell: Economic Recovery Facing Headwinds of Liberal Spending

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding economic recovery: "Key economic indicators continue to show that our nation's recovery is still facing significant headwinds. "Last week, we learned that inflation had logged its steepest increase since the 2008 financial crisis. There are more unfilled jobs in America than at any point on record. And when asked, more than 90% of the small business owners… Continue Reading

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