Sen. Mitch McConnell

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning Republicans considering challenging President Donald Trump in 2020 that it would be "a waste of time."

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is again defending his decision to deny hearings for former President Barack Obama’s 2016 nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, arguing the action was “entirely consistent” with the history of the Senate. 

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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote this week on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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The top Senate Republican is sidestepping questions about President Donald Trump raised by Bob Woodward's latest book.

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Kentucky’s senior senator, Mitch McConnell, is cheering a Trump administration plan rolling back Obama-era clean power regulations, calling the environmental rules unfair, ineffective, and unaffordable.

McConnell Praises Trump's Tough Trade Stance Toward China

Aug 10, 2018
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not be achievable."

McConnell Dismisses Talk Of Government Shutdown

Jul 30, 2018
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no plans to shut down the government over President Donald Trump's push for border wall funds.

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With Wednesday's retirement announcement by Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Donald Trump is set to nominate a second justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. Reaction in the commonwealth split predictably along partisan lines, despite reports that a Kentuckian could be in the running to replace the key swing vote.

McConnell Signals Vote On New SCOTUS Judge Before Midterms

Jun 27, 2018
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his chamber will vote this fall on President Donald Trump's nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement Wednesday.

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Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is defending his decision to cancel his chamber's August recess. The majority leader is pointing to what he calls “historic obstruction” by the Democrats.