Tag: Mitch McConnell

McConnell Tempers Midterm Expectations After Recent Primary Outcomes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is changing his tune on how many Senate seats Republicans will flip in the midterm elections after a number of Trump-backed candidates beat out more traditionally conservative candidates. President Biden’s poor approval ratings and the historical pattern of the president’s party losing seats in the middle of their first

Democrat Fumes Over Biden’s Plans to Appoint Anti-Abortion Federal Judge

A Democrat Representative from Kentucky is alleging that President Joe Biden will appoint a conservative lawyer to a federal judgeship in the state as part of a shadowy deal with House Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) told the Courier-Journal that he believes the nomination is part of an undisclosed deal between Biden and McConnell

McConnell Hits Back on Democrat Threats to Filibuster

Mitch McConnell (R-KY) outlined his plan to force tough votes on GOP sponsored bills if Democrats make changes to the current longstanding filibuster rule. Some of those votes include blocking vaccine mandates, prohibit federal grants for “sanctuary cities”, and other subjects intended to be tough to swallow for vulnerable Democrats. According to The Hill: McConnell,

McConnell Issues Warning About Biden Nominees

Mitch McConnell is issuing a warning that Joe Biden’s nominees will start a war on domestic energy. According to Town Hall: Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) offered sharp criticism of two of President Biden’s cabinet nominees, Michael Regan and Deb Haaland, as the Senate moves forward with confirmation. After supporting most of Biden’s nominees,