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01.25.24

Democrats Confront Americans With High Prices And Surging Violent Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation and crime: “Yesterday, President Biden offered an eerily honest assessment of the state of the union. ‘We’re fundamentally changing the economy in this country, and everyone’s getting a little worried about it…’ “I don’t say this very often, but the President is right about that. “The historic inflation brought on by Washington Democrats’ reckle… Continue Reading


01.18.24

Americans Aren’t Falling For POTUS’ Pitch On 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: “This year - like last year - President Biden is still taking to the road, trying to sell the American people on the wonders of Bidenomics. “But working families still see right through him. On average, they’re spending more than $11,000 more than they were when the President took office, just to maintain the same standard of living. “Less ta… Continue Reading


12.07.23

White House’s ‘Word Of The Year’ Is Crushing Working Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Bidenomics: “Working Americans can’t seem to catch a break from Bidenomics. “Washington Democrats’ spending sprees on President Biden’s watch have driven inflation up 17.6%. And the effects are becoming inescapable. “In my home state, many small business owners have been forced to raise their prices to keep up with rising costs. “As one shop owner in Lex… 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


11.14.23

Bidenomics Is A Stubbornly Expensive Reality

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: “This morning’s October inflation report tells a story that has become familiar on President Biden’s watch. Prices remain stubbornly high, and well above the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target.  Prices are up 3.2 percent year over year. And cumulative inflation since the President took office now clocks in at 17.6 percent. “Even as the rate pr… 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


09.27.23

Americans Are Tired Of Being Told Bidenomics Is Working

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the economy: “The American people are absolutely sick, sick and tired, of living under Bidenomics. “According to one recent survey, nearly 70% of Americans think the economy is actually getting worse. And support for President Biden’s handling of the economy is at the lowest level of his presidency. “It might have something to do with the fact that since … Continue Reading


09.19.23

Shrinking Paychecks — That’s 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: “In a speech last month, President Biden claimed that American wages were growing faster than inflation, quote, ‘That’s Bidenomics.’ “Unfortunately for working families, the truth of Bidenomics is quite the opposite. “Even as nominal wages continue to rise, inflation is rising faster. For the third straight year, real median household income … Continue Reading


09.13.23

Bidenomics is Working… Against 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 economy: “I spoke yesterday about the Biden Administration’s war on American energy, and how working families are feeling it at the gas pump.  But energy prices are not the only reason it’s been so hard to balance household budgets on Washington Democrats’ watch.  “Just this morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that inflation increased by … Continue Reading


09.05.23

McConnell Recaps Kentucky State Work Period

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the recent Kentucky state work period: “I kicked off the month in West Kentucky and then in my hometown of Louisville, where I met with small businesses and community leaders. We had a candid conversation on the critical issues facing our state, from relentless inflation straining families and business owners to the challenges of finding workers in a laggin… Continue Reading


07.27.23

Democrats’ Reckless Spending is Hurting American Workers and Helping China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ reckless spending: “Yesterday, Senate Democrats celebrated the approaching anniversary of their reckless taxing and spending spree. As the Democratic Leader put it, ‘this legislation is paying huge dividends.’ “Well, he’s right about that much. “But the windfalls from this deluge of liberal spendi… Continue Reading


07.26.23

Historic Inflation: “That’s Bidenomics In Action”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Bidenomics: “The Biden Administration has been working overtime to sell the American people a fantasy. The President would like working families who have struggled under two years of soaring inflation to believe their refrain that ‘‘Bidenomics’ is working for America’. “The White House Press Secretary declared rece… Continue Reading


06.13.23

Jared Bernstein Has a Long Record of Progressive Fantasies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding nominations: “Since President Biden took office, consumer prices have risen more than 16 percent. “American families are paying 20 percent more to put food on the table than they did in January 2021. And 36 percent more on energy. “But over more than two years of Washington Democrats’ runaway inflation, President Biden’… Continue Reading


06.06.23

“Keeping America Safe, Keeping America Fed, and Keeping the Lights On”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Senate business and national defense: “Last week, the Senate passed an agreement that preserved America’s full faith and credit and began to rein in Democrats’ runaway spending. “But the Senate’s work is far from over. Today, with the threat of economic crisis behind us, it’s time for the Senate to focus its full a… Continue Reading


05.31.23

Unified Republicans Put $1.5 Trillion In Spending Cuts On The Table

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the debt limit: “Back in February, as Speaker McCarthy waited for President Biden at the negotiating table, the Democratic Leader predicted the future. “‘The side that’s unified has an upper hand.’ “Well, it’s safe to say that our colleague from New York was exactly right. “House Republicans stood uni… 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


05.03.23

“President Biden Has Been M.I.A.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the debt limit: "Months of inaction from President Biden have left our nation drifting toward economic disaster. "His own Administration says our nation is only weeks away from a debt crisis. But there has been a total absence of presidential leadership. President Biden has been M.I.A. "First the President said he would not negotiate unless Speaker McCart… 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


04.17.23

McConnell on Return to Senate and Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding his return to the Senate and the economy: "Mr. President, it's good to be back. "I want to thank all my colleagues for the warm wishes they shared over the past few weeks. "Suffice to say - this wasn't the first time that being hard-headed has served me well! "We are truly lucky and blessed to get to serve in this remarkable institution, represent our ho… Continue Reading


02.28.23

Democrats Want to Control Everything — Except Runaway Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding violent crime: "Crime in our nation's capital is out of control. Washington D.C. has already seen about three dozen homicides in just the first two months of the year - a 35% increase over last year's pace. "There have been more than 1,300 thefts from autos - a 25% increase over last year's pace. "And more than 1,100 thefts of motor vehicles, including ca… Continue Reading

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