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05.21.18

McConnell on the Santa Fe, TX Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the tragic shooting that took place this past Friday in Santa Fe, TX: "The nation watched in horror Friday morning as a senseless act of violence changed a community forever. The Senate and all Americans stand in mourning, sorrow, and sympathy with the students, faculty, staff, and families of Santa Fe High School in Texas. No community should ever be subjec… Continue Reading


03.22.18

Government Funding Bill Contains Significant Victories For The Nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the government funding bill: "Yesterday evening, the House filed a landmark appropriations bill for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. Months of in-depth, bicameral, bipartisan negotiations and committee work have led up to this point. The result is legislation that neither side sees as perfect -- but which contains a host of significant victories and importa… Continue Reading


02.15.17

Senate Stands Up For Constitutional Rights of the Disabled

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the repeal of more regulations put in place by the Obama Administration as well as the Senate's upcoming confirmation vote on Rep. Mick Mulvaney for Director of the OMB: "The Senate has been acting to provide relief from harmful regulations by utilizing the Congressional Review Act, which provides the legislative tools needed to repeal them. I'm pleased to rep… Continue Reading


04.07.16

McConnell Reiterates American People Will Be Heard On Supreme Court, Senate Will Continue Work On Important Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the United States Supreme Court vacancy: "President Obama will fly to Chicago where he will try and convince Americans that, despite his own actions while in the Senate to deny a Supreme Court nominee a vote, the Constitution somehow now requires the Senate to have a vote on his nominee no matter what - and thereby deny the American people a voice in the future of the Sup… Continue Reading


12.18.15

Bipartisan Legislation Would Eliminate Energy Export Ban, Bolster National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the bipartisan omnibus and tax relief legislation: "The American people have two principal concerns: our nation's security and the economy. "The legislation we'll soon consider would help address both. "It would enact permanent tax relief for American families and small businesses. That will lead to more jobs, more opportunity, and more economic growth here in America. "Ano… Continue Reading

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