Tag: McConnell

McConnell Heaps Praise on Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is heaping praise on President Trump for signing the COVID relief bill into law. According to Fox News: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised President Trump late Sunday for signing a $900 billion pandemic package and a $1.4 trillion government funding bill to avert a government shutdown. McConnell said in

New Economic Numbers Released

New economic data shows that the number of unemployed people in American continues to decrease. According to The Hill: Initial jobless claims for the last week of October fell to a seasonally adjusted 751,000, a drop of 7,000 from the previous week, but still extraordinarily high by historical standards. Thursday data from the Labor Department revised the

Senate Sets Monday Confirmation Vote for Barrett

The Senate has set the date for the confirmation vote on Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Monday. According to The Hill: The Senate will vote Monday on confirming President Trump‘s nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to the Supreme Court. “With regard to the Supreme Court justice … we’ll be voting to confirm justice-to-be Barrett next Monday,” Senate Majority

Trump Could Leave Mark on Federal Courts for Decades to Come

President Trump has appointed a record number of judges to the federal bench and this could shape the courts for decades to come. According to The Hill: Trump last week saw the Senate confirm his 200th judicial appointment, marking a significant milestone for the administration, the conservative legal movement and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who

McConnell Slams Dem’s ‘Dangerous’ Articles of Impeachment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed the Democrat’s impeachment articles on Tuesday morning. McConnell called them “dangerous” … and “constitutionally incoherent.” According to The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lashed out at House Democrats on Tuesday, calling their two articles of impeachment “dangerous” ahead of votes this week on whether to convict President Trump. “This does

McConnell and Romney Fighting for Influence Over Trump’s Trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is fighting with failed presidential candidate and current Senator Mitt Romney over whether or not to have witnesses in President Trump’s Senate trial. Mitt wants them and McConnell doesn’t and it appears McConnell is winning. According to The Hill: The fight over calling additional witnesses at President Trump‘s impeachment trial has

McConnell Outlines Case for Trump’s Acquittal

Mitch McConnell publically made the case for President Trump’s acquittal even before the trial has started in the senate. According to The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday ripped House Democrats and made the case for the upper chamber acquitting President Trump as he waits for the articles of impeachment to be transmitted. McConnell, speaking from

McConnell Declares Impeachment Rules Negotiation Over

Mitch McConnell has claimed that negotiations for the rules of an impeachment trial are over and it is time to move forward. According to The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s decision to double down in their weeks-long fight over the impeachment trial and warned he will not haggle with

McConnell Angers Dems With USMCA Announcement

Democrats are not happy with the timeline on the passage of the USMCA after House Dems agreed to pass the legislation with President Trump. According to Town Hall: After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that she finally reached a deal with the White House over the United States—Mexico—Canada Trade Agreement, Senate Majority Leader Mitch

Pelosi’s Drug Price Bill is a Danger to Small Business

A drug price bill introduced by Nancy Pelosi is being classified as a danger to small drug companies. According to The Hill: Private equity firms are balking at Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s (Calif.) drug bill, which could be voted on in the House as early as next week. Back in October, several venture capitalists met with Pelosi’s