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05.22.24

Biden Admin. War On American Energy Faces Bipartisan Senate Pushback

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 Thursday, the Biden Administration announced its plan to sacrifice yet another source of affordable, reliable American energy on the altar of climate activism. “After years of freezes and bans on onshore and offshore oil and gas leasing, the Administration’s latest attempt to appease Democrats’ radical base is a ban on new c… Continue Reading


05.02.24

Washington Democrats Continue Attacks On Affordable Energy And Good-Paying Jobs

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’s EPA finalized new regulations targeting producers of affordable and reliable American energy. The so-called Clean Power Plan 2.0 is just the latest front in Washington Democrats’ long and disastrous War on Coal. “These regulations would effectively force many power plants to close, endanger m… Continue Reading


03.20.24

Biden Admin. Climate Agenda: More Rolling Blackouts, Greater Dependence on 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: “This week, the Biden Administration’s radical EPA is finalizing yet another regulation that will force ordinary Americans to conform their lifestyles to coastal elite sensibilities. “This latest rule would use strict emissions requirements on auto manufacturers to effectively ban gas powered vehicles. “The President’s energy age… Continue Reading


02.28.24

Biden’s LNG Ban Baffles Allies, Pleases Adversaries

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding LNG exports: “It’s been one month since the Biden Administration announced its de facto ban on new export permits for America’s abundant stores of natural gas. One month since the President chose to bring growth in a critical sector of our economy - with massive, global consequences - to a screeching halt. “At the risk of understating things, the condemnat… Continue Reading


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

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