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.
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.
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."
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.