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02.01.24

Biden Admin. War on Domestic Energy Harms American Workers And U.S. Allies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding left-wing climate policy: “Last week, the Biden Administration followed through on a devastating threat to some of the most abundant and reliable energy made here in America - and to those who rely on it around the world. “The Administration’s de facto ban on new liquefied natural gas export permits is the sort of policy so profoundly damaging that it coul… Continue Reading


01.24.24

Biden Admin. Climate Policy Puts Adversaries Above U.S. National Interest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding left-wing climate policy: “When President Biden took office, the average approval time for liquefied natural gas (LNG) permits was about seven weeks. Right now, it’s about eleven months. “But soon, wait times could actually become irrelevant. At the behest of climate activists, the Administration is now considering adding a ‘climate test’ to the ‘national … Continue Reading


01.17.24

Biden Admin’s EV Obsession Sends Working Americans’ Tax Dollars To China

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding left-wing climate policy: “The Biden Administration is continuing to wage war on the affordable and reliable domestic energy that make America competitive. “The Administration’s climate policy isn’t just weakening American workers and businesses - it’s actually making China’s economy stronger. “President Biden’s EPA recently issued new emissions standards… Continue Reading


01.09.24

Biden Admin. Continues To Weaponize EPA Against American Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding left-wing climate policy: “It’s now been three years since President Biden put radical activists in charge of American energy policy. “And three years in, the American people continue to bear the burden of its devastating effects. “The Biden Administration’s policies have contributed to sky high gas prices.  Energy regulations are driving up the cost of n… Continue Reading


12.14.23

Biden Admin. Strangles American Energy While China Surges Forward

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding left-wing climate policy: “This week, the United Nations wrapped up its latest conference on climate change. World leaders took private jets to Dubai, and the Biden Administration’s Special Climate Envoy, John Kerry, returned triumphant with… a joint statement condemning the evils of coal power. “Elite liberals sure are obsessed with killing jobs in places… Continue Reading


12.06.23

Biden Admin. Radical Climate Agenda Still Hammering Kentucky

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ ‘War on Coal’: “For millions of Americans, expensive heating bills and rolling blackouts are quickly becoming the hallmark of the holiday season under President Biden. “So, it came as no small surprise when the Biden Administration’s climate czar, John Kerry, proclaimed this week that no coal plants should be ‘permitted anywhere in the world.’ … Continue Reading


11.29.23

Working Americans Aren’t Buying ‘Bidenomics’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: “President Biden is on the road today, and he’s facing an uphill battle to convince the American people that ‘Bidenomics’ is somehow working. “For months, the President has been touring the country with a rosy assessment of the economy on his watch. He’s been telling working Americans about what his Administration’s obsession with radical clim… Continue Reading


11.09.23

China Wins Big With Biden Admin. Climate Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding left-wing climate policy: “For three years, the Biden Administration’s radical climate agenda has laid siege to affordable American energy and American consumer choice. “Slashed development of abundant domestic energy reserves. Soaring prices for gas and heating oil. And a thicket of new regulations from unelected bureaucrats - from construction permitting… Continue Reading


11.02.23

Biden Admin. Overregulation Creating Headaches For Small Businesses, Working Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the regulatory state: “Last week, the National Labor Relations Board released a particularly unsavory new installment in the Biden Administration’s mess of over-regulation. The NLRB’s new rule dramatically expands the legal definition of an employer-employee relationship, turning small business owners in a franchise setting into middle managers. “By one ou… Continue Reading


10.04.23

Even Democrats Begin To Realize That Bidenomics Is Failing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: “I spoke yesterday about the list of urgent and unfinished business Congress has to address in the coming weeks. We’ll start with resuming our work on full-year appropriations - to invest in critical infrastructure, take care of America’s farmers, and continue modernizing our military to contend with adversaries like China. “But we’ll also nee… Continue Reading


09.12.23

Democrats’ War On American Energy Hurts Working Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding energy production: “Across the country, the end of summer gave working families gas prices near all-time highs - beyond just a seasonal swing. “Last week, Washington Democrats opened a new front in their war on affordable and abundant American energy. The Biden Administration announced the withdrawal of more than 13 million acres in the National Petroleum … Continue Reading


06.21.23

Washington Democrats’ Extreme Climate Agenda Hammers American Truckers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding emissions CRA: “Earlier this year, the Senate made use of the Congressional Review Act to push back on a particularly dangerous part of the Biden Administration’s radical approach to environmental policy. “Our colleague, the senior senator from Nebraska, put forward a resolution that would prevent the Administration from implementin… Continue Reading


06.20.23

Senate Democrats Continue To Advance President Biden’s Radical Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding nominations: “Senate Democrats continue to dutifully advance the Biden Administration’s radical nominees. This week, the Senate will decide whether to give yet another left-wing lawyer a lifetime appointment to the federal bench. “Natasha Merle is an activist attorney with a penchant for staking out extreme and inflammatory position… Continue Reading


06.07.23

Republicans Will Not Rubber-Stamp Radical Biden Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding nominations: “For someone who campaigned as a moderate and promised to unify our country, President Biden has chosen to staff his Administration with a roster of alarmingly radical or unqualified personnel. “In recent weeks, the President’s nominees who have made the biggest headlines have been the ones so far outside the mainstream… Continue Reading


05.18.23

President Biden’s Inflation Still Hammering Americans Two Years Later

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Last week's inflation report reinforced what working families across America already know: Washington Democrats' inflation is still packing a punch. "Prices climbed 4.9 percent from this time last year. Just in the last month, they accelerated nearly half a percentage point. "The Biden Administration called the news, 'welcome breathing room fo… Continue Reading


05.04.23

Republicans’ Permitting Bill Will Prioritize American Energy, Resources, and Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding permitting reform: "In the teeth of the Great Depression, America built the tallest structure in the world - the Empire State Building - in thirteen and a half months. "Today, major infrastructure projects wait an average of four and a half years just for an Environmental Impact Statement before breaking ground. "Beginning in the middle of the Civil War, … Continue Reading


04.25.23

It’s Past Time for President Biden to Negotiate with Speaker McCarthy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: "For over two years, the Biden Administration has failed to attend to some of the most basic governing duties. "Stable prices, secure borders, and safe streets are three of the most fundamental responsibilities that a government owes its people. "But Washington Democrats neglected the basics for their pet priorities. "They spent trillions of… Continue Reading


04.19.23

Republicans Want More American Energy Dominance. Democrats Want Less.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding energy: "We are two years into this latest chapter of Washington Democrats' war against domestic energy. "America spent decades working toward affordable, reliable, energy independence. And Democrats have tried to reverse it all. "Less exploration for American oil and gas. More dependence on immoral Chinese supply chains. "Even as the left wants Big Gove… Continue Reading


01.30.23

McConnell on Democrats’ Mismanagement of Strategic Petroleum Reserve

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding American energy security: "The new Republican House of Representatives has already done more to protect our nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve than the single-party Democratic government did in two years. "First, House Republicans passed legislation that would ban the federal government from selling energy from the SPR to benefit our nation's number one … Continue Reading


12.08.22

Democrats Do Not Get Concessions in Exchange for Protecting America

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding national defense: "Yesterday, I explained a simple and obvious reality that will determine whether the NDAA and government funding legislation succeed or fail. "Here's the simple fact: Protecting America and supporting our troops is not some partisan Republican priority that we will cajole and reward Democrats into accepting. "Providing for the common de… Continue Reading

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