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03.28.22

President Biden’s Budget: Fundamentally Disconnected from What Americans Need

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding President Biden's budget request: "President Biden likes to say, and said again today, that 'budgets are statements of values.' "Indeed they can be. And the White House budget request that President Biden published today offers the clearest possible reminder that the Biden Administration's far-left values are fundamentally disconnected from what American f… Continue Reading


03.02.22

President Biden Needed To Pivot — But Chose Not To

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding President Biden's State of the Union Address: "Last night, President Biden gave a State of the Union address that might have worked okay for a popular administration that had been successfully tackling America's problems and earning high marks. "But that is not the reality in which we live. "Democrats spent the last 12 months making major, painful policy … Continue Reading


02.06.19

President Calls on Congress to Walk Together Along a Higher Road

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding last night's State of the Union Address from President Trump: "Last night, the president shared a hopeful vision of a bright future for America. In part, he reminded us, that future is bright because of big steps we have taken together in the past two years to move this country forward. Steps like the historic tax reform that has helped middle-class families across Am… Continue Reading


01.29.18

Tax Reform: More Jobs, Bonuses, Pay Increases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's State of the Union address tomorrow night and the benefits Americans across the country continue to see from tax reform: "As the president delivers his first State of the Union address tomorrow, I'm especially looking forward to his remarks on tax reform and the state of our economy. Already, hundreds of businesses have announced significant… Continue Reading


01.22.18

Tax Reform: More Jobs, Bonuses, Pay Increases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president's State of the Union address tomorrow night and the benefits Americans across the country continue to see from tax reform: "As the president delivers his first State of the Union address tomorrow, I'm especially looking forward to his remarks on tax reform and the state of our economy. Already, hundreds of businesses have announced significant… Continue Reading


01.12.16

In Final State of the Union, the President Should Move Beyond the Failed Policies of the Past

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the President's State of the Union tonight: "Tonight, we will welcome President Obama to the Capitol for his State of the Union address. "It's his final address. It gives us cause for reflection. "Many of us recall the moment in Boston when a State Senator became a national star. "His rhetorical gift was undeniable. It was soaring elocution bathed in confetti that promis… Continue Reading


01.21.15

SOTU: A Missed Opportunity for Bipartisan, Constructive Engagement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the President's State of the Union last night: "Last night, the American people heard two very different addresses. "One was focused on the middle class, and how Washington can work together in a serious way for better jobs, higher wages, and more opportunity. It was a call for constructive cooperation. It was a call for new ideas. "I commend Senator Ernst for her thoughtful … Continue Reading


01.20.15

McConnell Comments on the President’s State Of The Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered the following comments regarding President Obama's State of the Union Address: Click the image below to view the Senator's remarks. U.S. SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL: "The biggest problem is the President made a speech that made it look like he's going to run for office again. His time for running is over. His time for governing is here. And in order to accomplish things over the last two years of the Obama Admi… Continue Reading


01.20.15

President Should Work with Congress on Bipartisan Jobs and Reform Measures

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the President's State of the Union tonight: "Tonight, we'll welcome President Obama to the Capitol. "We look forward to hearing what he has to say. "We're looking forward to Senator Ernst's address too. Joni Ernst understands the concerns of hardworking families in a way much of Washington hasn't. That's why the people of her state sent her here, to fight for them. She'll … Continue Reading


01.16.15

President Should Offer Positive, Bipartisan Agenda in State of the Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate Floor regarding the President's State of the Union next week: "We're looking forward to welcoming President Obama to the Capitol on Tuesday. "The State of the Union is a unique opportunity not just for the president, but for our entire country. "If he lays out an agenda that corresponds to the message voters delivered in November, it could signal a truly productive moment for our country. "I… Continue Reading

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