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11.28.22

Runaway Inflation Hurting Working Families in Georgia and the U.S.

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 our nation celebrated one of our great, distinctly American holidays. "In President Reagan's Thanksgiving proclamation in 1982, he wrote eloquently of the, 'divine plan [that] placed this great continent here between the oceans to be found by people from every corner of the Earth who had a special love of faith and freedom.' "On Thur… Continue Reading


11.17.22

McConnell Remarks on Reelection as Senate Republican Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Senate leadership elections: "Yesterday, the Republican Conference met to select its leadership team for the 118th Congress. "I am deeply honored that my remarkable colleagues on this side of the aisle decided to re-hire me for another term as Republican Leader. "I'm proud of Senators Thune, Barrasso, Ernst, Capito, and Daines, who were also elected t… Continue Reading


11.14.22

A Divided America Agrees That Democrats’ Failures Are Hurting the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the midterm elections: "Last week's midterm elections re-confirmed something that's been clear for a number of years: When it comes to politics and policy, we are a closely divided nation. "For the third straight election, our closely divided nation saw a closely fought election go all the way down to the wire. And as the dust settles, for the third straig… Continue Reading


09.29.22

Democrats Blocking American Energy, Raising Prices, and Draining our Emergency Reserve

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding energy: "Families across America have felt the brunt of this all-Democratic government's failed energy policies. "When gas prices were skyrocketing, the Biden Administration insisted up and down they had no control over them. When the prices started to level off, the same politicians asked for a round of applause. "Funny how that works. "Here's what work… Continue Reading


09.28.22

Democrats’ Total Control Has Produced Total Economic Disaster

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Two years ago, the American people elected a President who claimed he would govern as a uniting moderate. Underscoring that mandate, voters gave him unusually small coattails, the slimmest possible majority in Congress. "This all-Democratic government inherited an economy that was, by every account, already primed and ready for economic recover… Continue Reading


09.21.22

Runaway Inflation Hurting States Whose Democratic Senator Voted to Cause It

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "On Sunday's edition of 60 Minutes, President Biden made a bizarre attempt to deny the American people's pain from Democrats' runaway inflation. "After the latest nationwide data reported that consumer prices are rising at 8.3%, year-on-year, the President suggested the country should be celebrating that they weren't rising even faster! "Workin… Continue Reading


09.20.22

Inflation Is Hammering States Where Both Democratic Senators Brought It On

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Washington Democrats' runaway inflation has caused a nationwide crisis. It's put working families and small businesses in a bind from coast to coast. "Since President Biden took office, inflation has shot up a staggering 13.2%. "For the average American household, this translates to hundreds and hundreds of extra dollars every month. Working o… Continue Reading


09.14.22

Democrats Celebrate Inflation and Market Plunge With White House Party

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "The American people's number-one priority is the runaway inflation that is smashing their family budgets and crushing our economy. "Yesterday, the latest inflation report showed that soaring prices are still completely out of control. "Inflation has totaled 13.2% since the day President Biden took office. "We've just had the worst 12 months f… Continue Reading


09.13.22

Democrats’ Inflation Keeps Pummeling Families with Worse-Than-Expected Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Just a few minutes ago, yet again, the American people received a monthly inflation report that was even worse than the expert predictions. "The expectation was that Democrats' runaway inflation might finally begin to level off. The topline inflation rate was expected to fall. Instead, yet again, the opposite happened. Overall inflation was up … Continue Reading


09.12.22

Democrats Ignore Economic Challenges They Created for Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: "Tomorrow, the Labor Department will release the latest monthly update on the Democrats' inflation. "But of course, the American people hardly need government statisticians to explain to them that Washington Democrats' reckless spending has sent prices skyrocketing. "Working families have been feeling this pain in their pocketbooks every sing… Continue Reading


09.08.22

Democrats Taking California’s Energy Failures Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding energy: "I've been talking all week about the ways that liberal policies hurt American families in their daily lives. "After two years of total Democrat control in Washington, we've seen how reckless spending comes home to roost in the form of decades-high inflation and shrinking paychecks for working Americans. "We've seen what happens when one of our tw… Continue Reading


09.07.22

Democrats’ Reckless Spending Has Hurt Kentuckians and All Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: "Washington Democrats have spent nearly two years borrowing, printing, and spending our economy into turmoil. "Families and businesses across Middle America are paying the price. I met with many of them in my home state of Kentucky over the past few weeks. "Since President Biden took office, prices in the Commonwealth have spiked by 13%. At the… Continue Reading


08.06.22

Democrats Who Caused Inflation Prepare 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 Democrats' Reckless Tax and Spending Spree: "A year and a half ago, Democrats misread a 50-50 Senate as a mandate for $1.9 trillion in party-line reckless spending. "The result has been the worst inflation in 40 years. With Democrats in charge, working families are having to spend thousands of extra dollars a year just to tread water. "Grocery costs are t… Continue Reading


08.01.22

Democrats Want Job-Killing Middle-Class Tax Hikes in a Recession

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: "When it comes to our economy, American families do not trust this Democratic Party government one bit. "Nearly 90% of Americans are feeling anxious about inflation. 28% approve of how President Biden is handling it. Only 22% think things will get any better after another year on his watch. "Americans' distrust of Democrats stands to reason. … Continue Reading


07.28.22

Democrats Who Created Inflation and Recession Want Giant Job-Killing Tax Hikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding tax hikes and inflation: "Minutes ago, new data confirmed what a supermajority of Americans already knew: Democrats have plunged America into a recession. "According to official statistics, the U.S. economy just shrank for the second consecutive quarter. Democrats inherited an economy that was primed for an historic comeback and promptly ran it straight in… Continue Reading


07.27.22

Democrats’ Spin Isn’t Helping Americans’ Inflation Pain

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding economy: "Here's how Washington Democrats are describing the American economy. "From the White House last month, 'robust economic progress under President Biden's leadership.' "According to President Biden himself, our economy has, 'unique strengths that we can build on.' That it was, 'providing important breathing room for American families.' And that it… Continue Reading


07.26.22

Democrats Want to Follow Up Historic Inflation With Massive Tax Hikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: "Ninety-three percent of the American people are concerned about inflation. "Forty-two percent say they are struggling just to stand still financially. "Sixty-three percent say that gas prices, inflation, bills, or the economy are their biggest concern. "That, Mr. President, is because 100% of the American people live in a country experienci… Continue Reading


07.26.22

Senate Must Act Quickly on Sweden, Finland NATO Accession and Bipartisan NDAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding NATO and Ukraine: "This past Saturday brought yet another escalation in Russia's brutal war in Ukraine. "The ink had barely dried on a deal securing safe passage for Ukrainian grain exports when Russian missiles hit the port city of Odessa. "Ukraine produces one fifth of the world's high-grade wheat. Russia's Black Sea blockade and destruction of Ukraine'… Continue Reading


07.25.22

U.S. Economy Headed Towards Recession, But Democrats Claim Otherwise

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 the past year and a half, Washington Democrats have continually found new ways to be wrong about the U.S. economy. "Last springtime, Democrats insisted their plan to dump $1.9 trillion dollars onto the economy would not cause inflation. Here was the Democratic Leader in March of 2021: 'I do not think the dangers of inflation, at least in … Continue Reading


07.21.22

As Americans Struggle With Historic Inflation, Democrats Plan Tax Hikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: "Washington Democrats' one-party government has performed an amazing feat: "In eighteen months, they've taken an economy that was ready to soar and completely derailed it with $2 trillion in unnecessary borrowing, printing, and spending. "Now, 9.1% inflation is pinching hardworking Americans every time they visit the gas pump or the grocery s… Continue Reading

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