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03.23.20

“Americans Can’t Afford Political Games. They Need Progress”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: "The eyes of the nation are on the Senate. "For days now, we have been engaged in intense bipartisan talks to build emergency relief legislation on an historic scale. To push resources to our healthcare heroes and American workers and families. "Democrats and Republicans sat down together. We c… Continue Reading


03.22.20

McConnell: “This is Not a Political Opportunity. It is a National Emergency”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: "Senators have now spent days engaged in vigorous bipartisan discussions, among ourselves and with the Administration. "Earlier today, I hosted a productive meeting in my office with the Democratic Leader, the Speaker of the House, the House Republican Leader, and the Secretary of the Treasury.… Continue Reading


03.21.20

“We Need to Finish Up These Negotiations and Move Forward”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: "Senators' bipartisan discussions continued all day yesterday and through the night. "Both sides' negotiators, with the Administration, are continuing to work toward a bipartisan agreement on major legislation to support American workers and families, protect small businesses, help stabilize our… Continue Reading


03.20.20

McConnell Update on Bipartisan Negotiations: “We Are Going to Deliver”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: "Yesterday, I introduced the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: Senate Republicans' bold proposal to continue combating this health crisis and the economic crisis it is causing. "And I called on our Democratic counterparts to join us immediately at the table, for urgent discussi… Continue Reading


03.19.20

McConnell Outlines Major Coronavirus Relief Proposal: “It Is Critical That We Move Swiftly and Boldly”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding coronavirus legislation: "Yesterday, President Trump and his team announced several new actions to help contain and combat the coronavirus. "The President invoked the Defense Production Act, laying groundwork to manufacture more medical equipment. "The Department of Health and Human Services will let medical professionals practice across state lines. "The … Continue Reading


10.23.19

Democrats Want Middle-Class Families To Subsidize Blue-State Millionaires

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats' effort to undermine tax reform for families across the country: "Today, Democrats here in the Senate will push forward their own resolution. It seeks to undermine part of the historic tax reform law we passed in 2017. "Remember, back then, Washington Democrats were downright hysterical about our plan to let working Americans send less of their pay… Continue Reading


10.17.19

McConnell Urges Senate to Oppose Democrats’ War on Coal Revival

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats' attempt to revive an Obama-era anti-coal regulation: "I've been discussing this week how Washington Democrats have sought for three years to effectively nullify the Trump presidency. They've tried to cancel out the voters' decision in 2016 and dodge the consequences of Secretary Clinton's defeat - whether through the three-year-old impeachment para… Continue Reading


05.16.19

Senate Republicans Won’t Let These Far-Left Dreams Get in the Way of Progress for Middle-Class Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-growth agenda: "This week, I've been discussing the stark contrast between the remarkable opportunity economy that Republican policies have helped unlock for the middle class and my Democratic colleagues' hard turn toward far-left ideas that would stifle the progress. My colleagues across th… Continue Reading


03.06.19

Green New Deal Would Bankrupt American Middle Class

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Green New Deal: "Yesterday, the Senate confirmed one of President Trump's well-qualified nominees to the federal bench, and advanced the nomination of another. With Allison Rushing's nomination confirmed, we'll vote later today on the nomination of Chad Readler and then turn to consideration of Eric Murphy to join him on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Murphy… Continue Reading


08.01.18

Middle Class Families, Small Businesses Continue to Benefit from Republican Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: 'The U.S. economy continues to receive a lot of attention. In June, from the New York Times: 'New milestones in jobs report signal a bustling economy.' In July: 'Sales of small businesses are going through the roof.' And just yesterday, in the Wall Street Journal: '… Continue Reading


07.19.18

America’s Growing Economy Helping Employers, Workers, Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "This week, I've discussed a number of converging reports that highlight the strength of this economy for middle-class families and job creators. U.S. retail sales just increased for the fifth consecutive month. Earlier this year, consumer confidence hit its highest… Continue Reading


07.18.18

Workers, Middle-Class Families Benefiting from Healthy American Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "It's been a year and a half since these Republican majorities took their seats in Congress and a Republican president was sworn in. In 2016, the American people made it clear that it was time to try something new. They were tired of a so-called 'recovery' that focu… Continue Reading


07.17.18

Republican Pro-Growth Agenda Continues to Benefit American Manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "In what's becoming an historic year for favorable economic news, there are plenty of ways to measure how American workers, job creators, and entrepreneurs are writing a new chapter. After nearly a decade of stagnating pay and vanishing opportunities, recent months … Continue Reading


07.11.18

More Good News for America’s Workers, Middle-Class Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Last week, the Labor Department released its monthly jobs report. And as has become a pattern, it contained good news about the state of job opportunities nationwide. In June alone, our economy created 213,000 new jobs, with contributions from nearly every sector. … Continue Reading


06.28.18

Americans are Paying Less to Keep the Lights On

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "It's been little over six months since this Republican Congress passed historic tax reform legislation. Already, we've seen big headlines. Millions of worker bonuses, plans for thousands of new jobs, and billions of dollars being invested in the Un… Continue Reading


06.26.18

Tax Cuts are Exactly What Middle-Class Families and Workers Deserved

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "It's been little over six months since the passage of tax reform delivered measurable relief to America's working families and job creators. Six months since Republicans implemented a simpler 21st century framework to help unleash a new generation… Continue Reading


06.21.18

Tax Reform Continues to Benefit Families, Businesses Across the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "Yesterday marked six months since Congress passed our overhaul of America's tax code. Tomorrow is six months since the president signed it into law. I remember debating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act back in December. There were two different philosophi… Continue Reading


06.20.18

Six Months Since Passage of Historic Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans have seen across the country in the past six months thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "Today marks six months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed Congress. On Friday, it will be six months since the president signed it into law. What a six months it's been. Already, Americans have seen their paychecks grow as the IRS withholds l… Continue Reading


06.19.18

Ongoing Economic Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Yesterday, Gallup reported that the percentage of Americans who are satisfied with the way things are going in our country is as high as it's been since 2005. That's a nearly 13-year high. No wonder -- with an ongoing economic expansion creating jobs across our nat… Continue Reading


06.14.18

New Growth, Increased Opportunity Across America Thanks to Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-worker agenda: "Day after day, week after week, more evidence piles up that Republicans' overhaul of the U.S. tax code is igniting new growth and increasing opportunity across the nation. Here's what tax reform means to middle-class Floridians: It means thousand-dollar bonuses for… Continue Reading

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