8/7/2022

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Trump laid into Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Sunday [August 7, 2022] after Senate Democrats passed their long-awaited health care, tax and climate package. ‘Mitch McConnell got played like a fiddle with the vote today by the Senate Democrats,’ Trump wrote on Truth Social… Trump has repeatedly criticized the […]

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7/26/2022

MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Donald Trump gloated over a poll identifying Mitch McConnell as the least popular US senator… In the latest attack in his feud with the Senate minority leader, Trump posted a screenshot Monday [July 25, 2022] of a Morning Consult poll on his Truth Social page. It was accompanied with the comment: […]

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7/22/2022

INVESTIGATIONS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Trump on Thursday[July 21, 2022] vented his anger with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) during the House select Jan. 6 committee’s hearing… Trump appeared to lose his temper after the Jan. 6 committee played a clip of McConnell’s speech on the Senate floor during Trump’s second impeachment trial in which […]

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5/1/2022

2020 ELECTION/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mitch McConnell and his RINO friends would rather see a Democrat like Biden be president than a Republican like me. It works better for him and his agenda, but it doesn’t work better for our Country. He should have done something about it, and he still should. When a thief robs a […]

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3/23/2022

2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mo Brooks was a leader on the 2020 Election Fraud and then, all of sudden, during the big rally in Alabama, he went ‘woke’ and decided to drop everything he stood for—when he did, the people of Alabama dropped him, and now I have done so also. The people get it, but […]

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2/13/2022

DEMS/HILLARY CLINTON/MITCH MCCONNELL: “What Hillary Clinton and the Radical Left Democrats did with respect to spying on a President of the United States, even while in office, is a far bigger crime than Watergate. It will be interesting to see how it was covered by the media and what Mitch McConnell and the RINOs will […]

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2/13/2022

2020 ELECTION/FAKE NEWS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Could somebody please inform the low-rated political shows that plague our Sunday morning programming that my Endorsement of candidates is much stronger today than it was even prior to the 2020 Election Scam. I am almost unblemished in the victory count, and it is considered by the real pollsters to be […]

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2/5/2022

2020 ELECTION/MIKE PENCE/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mike Pence said he had no authority other than to send the [2020 election] votes forward to the Old Crow, Mitch McConnell. If so, why are the Dems and RINOs fighting so hard to make it impossible for a VP to do so in the future?” -Donald Trump, “Statement by Donald […]

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2/5/2022

DEMS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Republicans are getting absolutely creamed with the phony redistricting going on all over the Country. Even the Fake New York Times is having a hard time believing how ridiculous things have gotten. We were expecting to do well in New York and now, we’ll lose 4 seats and the Old Broken-Down Crow, Mitch McConnell, […]

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2/4/2022

2020 ELECTION/ELECTORAL COLLEGE/MIKE PENCE/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Just saw Mike Pence’s statement on the fact that he had no right to do anything with respect to the Electoral Vote Count, other than being an automatic conveyor belt for the Old Crow Mitch McConnell to get Biden elected President as quickly as possible. Well, the Vice President’s position is […]

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1/13/2022

LINDSEY GRAHAM/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Donald Trump is the ‘captain’ of the Republican ‘team’ going into 2022, whether or not intraparty critics or detractors agree, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told Fox News on Thursday [January 13, 2022]. Graham was reacting to comments he made on ‘Hannity’ Wednesday when he called for party unity and said […]

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12/15/2021

LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mitch McConnell has given away the Unfrastructure Bill and will soon be giving away the Build Back Worse Bill, which will change the very fabric of our society. This was all made possible by the two-month extension he gave the Democrats, the separation of the two Bills, and, most importantly, his lack of […]

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12/12/2021

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mitch McConnell is giving the Democrats victory on everything. What is wrong with this Broken Old Crow? He’s hurting the Republican Senators and the Republican Party. When will they vote him out of Leadership? He didn’t have the guts to play the Debt Ceiling card, which would have given the Republicans a complete […]

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11/30/2021

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL/NATIONAL DEBT: “Old Crow Mitch McConnell, who is getting beaten on every front by the Radical Left Democrats since giving them a two-month delay which allowed them to ‘get their act together,’ must be fully prepared to use the DEBT CEILING in order to totally kill the Democrat’s new Social Spending (Wasting!) Bill, which […]

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11/19/2021

2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Great job by Kevin McCarthy last night, setting a record by going over 8 hours of speaking on the House Floor in order to properly oppose Communism. We must never forget what the Democrats have done, at the highest level of evil. If Mitch McConnell had fought, you would have a different […]

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11/17/2021

DEMS/JOE BIDEN/MITCH MCCONNELL: “When the Broken Old Crow, Mitch McConnell, agreed to a two-month extension, he allowed the Democrats to get their act together and pass the $1.2 Trillion ‘Non-Infrastructure”’Green New Deal Bill… This was all allowed by Mitch McConnell’s incompetence and now I understand that a couple Republican Senators may get on board so […]

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11/17/2021

MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Trump ripped into Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) once again on Wednesday [November 17, 2021], giving the leader an invective-filled ultimatum to stand firm against raising the debt ceiling and keep his conference unified against President Biden’s spending agenda… Trump’s scathing statement follows several similar attacks in recent days in […]

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11/9/2021

DEMS/JOE BIDEN/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Why is it that Old Crow Mitch McConnell voted for a terrible Democrat Socialist Infrastructure Plan, and induced others in his Party to do likewise, when he was incapable of getting a great Infrastructure Plan wanting to be put forward by me and the Republican Party? He continuously said he couldn’t get […]

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10/8/2021

CONGRESS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Trump told Fox News in an exclusive interview on Thursday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell must be replaced among caucus leadership, after the 79-year-old Kentuckian led 10 other Senate Republicans in giving Democrats enough votes to break the filibuster on a debt ceiling increase… ‘He had the weapon and he […]

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10/6/2021

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Looks like Mitch McConnell is folding to the Democrats, again. He’s got all of the cards with the debt ceiling, it’s time to play the hand. Don’t let them destroy our Country!” -Donald Trump, “Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America,” donaldjtrump.com, October 6, 2021 […]

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7/29/2021

DEMS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Under the weak leadership of Mitch McConnell, Senate Republicans continue to lose. He lost Arizona, he lost Georgia, he ignored Election Fraud and he doesn’t fight. Now he’s giving Democrats everything they want and getting nothing in return. No deal is better than a bad deal. Fight for America, not for special interests […]

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5/24/2021

2020 ELECTION/MITCH MCCONNELL/NEW HAMPSHIRE: “New Hampshire’s Election Audit has revealed that large-scale voting machines appear to count NON-EXISTING VOTES. State and local communities are seeking confirmation. It’s probably true, but we’ll soon know. Why aren’t Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republicans doing anything about what went on in the 2020 Election? How can the Democrats […]

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5/18/2021

CIVIL UNREST/CONGRESS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Republicans in the House and Senate should not approve the Democrat trap of the January 6 Commission. It is just more partisan unfairness and unless the murders, riots, and fire bombings in Portland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, and New York are also going to be studied, this discussion should be ended immediately. Republicans […]

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5/15/2021

2020 ELECTION/MEDIA/MIKE PENCE/MITCH MCCONNELL/POLLS: “Wall Street Journal has reported (they finally got something right), that 2020 was the ‘Worst Presidential Poll Miss in 40 Years.’ The public opinion surveys ahead of the 2020 Presidential Election were the most inaccurate ever, according to a major polling panel. This was done purposely. The polls were a joke. […]

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5/5/2021

2020 ELECTION/LIZ CHENEY/MIKE PENCE/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Warmonger Liz Cheney, who has virtually no support left in the Great State of Wyoming, continues to unknowingly and foolishly say that there was no Election Fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election when in fact, the evidence, including no Legislative approvals as demanded by the U.S. Constitution, shows the exact […]

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4/29/2021

2022 MIDTERM ELECTION/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Trump on Thursday renewed his feud with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) by calling for Senate Republicans to find a new leader ahead of the midterm elections, suggesting doing so would boost their chances of taking back the upper chamber next year. Asked by Fox Business’s Maria Bartiromo […]

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4/11/2021

2024 ELECTION/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Donald Trump told the Republican Party’s top donors on Saturday night [Apr. 10, 2021] that he’s optimistic about the GOP’s chances for success in the 2022 midterms and to recapture the White House in 2024, according to prepared remarks obtained by CBS News. Mr. Trump did not say whether he […]

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4/6/2021

BUSINESS/GEORGIA/MITCH MCCONNELL/VOTING: “Georgia’s got a lot of difficulties. In this new [voting] law, I don’t believe they have signature matching… it’s very watered down from the original one… It’s very sad that the [Georgia] secretary of state signed the consent decree. Because the consent decree made it very tough for a Republican to win in […]

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3/4/2021

2020 ELECTION/CORONAVIRUS/GEORGIA/MITCH MCCONNELL: “To set the record straight, there were two reasons the Senate races were lost in Georgia. First, Republicans did not turn out to vote because they were so angry and disappointed with Georgia Republican leadership and Governor Kemp for failing to stand up to Stacey Abrams and the disastrous Consent Decree that […]

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2/16/2021

2020 ELECTION/GEORGIA/MITCH MCCONNELL: “In 2020, I received the most votes of any sitting President in history, almost 75,000,000. Every incumbent House Republican won for the first time in decades, and we flipped 15 seats, almost costing Nancy Pelosi her job. Republicans won majorities in at least 59 of the 98 partisan legislative chambers, and the […]

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2/16/2020

2020 ELECTION/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political “leaders” like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm. McConnell’s dedication to business as usual, status quo policies, together with his lack of political insight, wisdom, skill, and personality, has rapidly driven him from Majority Leader to Minority Leader, and it […]

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2/15/2021

CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Jan. 6 was a shameful day. A mob bloodied law enforcement and besieged the first branch of government. American citizens tried to use terrorism to stop a democratic proceeding they disliked. There is no question former President Trump bears moral responsibility. His supporters stormed the Capitol because of the unhinged falsehoods he shouted […]

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1/5/2021

2020 ELECTION/DEMS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/PROTESTS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I hope the Democrats, and even more importantly, the weak and ineffective RINO section of the Republican Party, are looking at the thousands of people pouring into D.C. They won’t stand for a landslide election victory to be stolen. @senatemajldr [Mitch McConnell] @JohnCornyn @SenJohnThune“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, January 5, 2021 […]

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1/3/2021

2020 ELECTION/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Swing States did not even come close to following the dictates of their State Legislatures. These States ‘election laws’ were made up by local judges & politicians, not by their Legislatures, & are therefore, before even getting to irregularities & fraud, UNCONSTITUTIONAL! …[email protected] @HawleyMO [Josh Hawley] @Jim_Jordan @senatemajldr [Mitch […]

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1/2/2021

2020 ELECTION/GEORGIA/MITCH MCCONNELL/POLLS/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VOTING: “[email protected] Mitch M[cConnell], and all! RT @RobertCahaly If anyone inside the beltway was curious how 2020 #GASen #Runoff voters feel about #stimuluschecks – our latest @trafalgar_group #poll finds the $2k as popular as #BBQ, #CollegeFootball, & #SweetTea: 75.3% raise to $2000 7.4% remain $600 9.5% No checks 7.8% No opinion” […]

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12/30/2020

CORONAVIRUS/MITCH MCCONNELL/TECHNOLOGY/VOTING: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday introduced his own version of a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks from the coronavirus relief package to $2,000, but also included two other major priorities for President Trump. The legislation would also repeal Section 230, the controversial liability protection for online platforms, and create […]

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12/29/2020

CONGRESS/COVID-19/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats’ push to immediately bring President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would ‘begin a process’ to address the issue. Pressure is mounting on the Republican-led Senate to follow the House, which voted overwhelmingly on […]

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12/29/2020

2020 ELECTION/DEMS/GOP/MEDIA/MITCH MCCONNELL/SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Unless Republicans have a death wish, and it is also the right thing to do, they must approve the $2000 payments ASAP. $600 IS NOT ENOUGH! Also, get rid of Section 230 – Don’t let Big Tech steal our Country, and don’t let the Democrats steal the Presidential Election. […]

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12/24/2020

2020 ELECTION/DEMS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I saved at least 8 Republican Senators, including Mitch, from losing in the last Rigged (for President) Election. Now they (almost all) sit back and watch me fight against a crooked and vicious foe, the Radical Left Democrats. I will NEVER FORGET!“ [Editor’s Note: Twitter included the following notification at […]

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12/22/2020

GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Republicans in the Senate so quickly forget. Right now they would be down 8 seats without my backing them in the last Election. RINO John Thune, ‘Mitch’s boy’, should just let it play out. South Dakota doesn’t like weakness. He will be primaried in 2022, political career over!!!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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12/18/2020

2020 ELECTION/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “[email protected] [Mitch McConnell] and Republican Senators have to get tougher, or you won’t have a Republican Party anymore. We won the Presidential Election, by a lot. FIGHT FOR IT. Don’t let them take it away!“ [Editor’s Note: Twitter included the following notification at the bottom of the tweet: “Election officials […]

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12/15/2020

2020 ELECTION/GOP/JOE BIDEN/MEDIA/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Trump’s allies slam Mitch McConnell for congratulating Biden https://mol.im/a/9057747 via @MailOnline. Mitch, 75,000,000 VOTES, a record for a sitting President (by a lot). Too soon to give up. Republican Party must finally learn to fight. People are angry!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, December 15, 2020 6:40 pm […]

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12/15/2020

ELECTORAL COLLEGE/JOE BIDEN/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect for the first time on Tuesday [Dec. 15, 2020], more than a month after Mr. Biden won the presidential election. McConnell waited until the Electoral College formally voted to elect Mr. Biden on Monday, officially finalizing the election results… President […]

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11/10/2020

FCC/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/NOMINATIONS/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Nate Simington, a very smart and qualified individual, is having his Senate hearing today. Republicans will hopefully confirm him to the FCC ASAP! We need action NOW on this very important nomination!! @SenatorWicker @MarshaBlackburn @senatemajldr“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 10, 2020 6:13 am […]

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11/6/2020

2020 ELECTION/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday [Nov. 6, 2020] called for ‘every legal vote’ to be counted and said, ‘all sides must get to observe the process.’ ‘Here’s how this must work in our great country: Every legal vote should be counted. Any illegally-submitted ballots must not. All sides must […]

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10/16/2020

2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “[T]he Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, cares more about shoving through our Supreme Court nomination to take away your health care than he does helping the hurting people in this city, this state in this country. We can’t forget that winning in November doesn’t just mean defeating Donald Trump. It means winning back […]

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10/7/2020

CHUCK SCHUMER/MITCH MCCONNELL/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Move Fast, I Am Waiting To Sign! @SpeakerPelosi RT @realDonaldTrump If I am sent a Stand Alone Bill for Stimulus Checks ($1,200), they will go out to our great people IMMEDIATELY. I am ready to sign right now. Are you listening Nancy? @MarkMeadows @senatemajldr @kevinomccarthy @SpeakerPelosi @SenSchumer“ ––Donald Trump, […]

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10/6/2020

CHUCK SCHUMER/MITCH MCCONNELL/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “If I am sent a Stand Alone Bill for Stimulus Checks ($1,200), they will go out to our great people IMMEDIATELY. I am ready to sign right now. Are you listening Nancy? @MarkMeadows @senatemajldr @kevinomccarthy @SpeakerPelosi @SenSchumer“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 6, 2020 4:18 pm […]

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10/6/2020

2020 ELECTION/AMY CONEY BARRETT/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/CRIME/DEMS/ECONOMY/JOBS/MITCH MCCONNELL/NANCY PELOSI/STOCK MARKET/SUPREME COURT: “Nancy Pelosi is asking for $2.4 Trillion Dollars to bailout poorly run, high crime, Democrat States, money that is in no way related to COVID-19. We made a very generous offer of $1.6 Trillion Dollars and, as usual, she is not negotiating in good faith. I am […]

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9/20/2020

MITCH MCCONNELL/NOMINATIONS/SUPREME COURT: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Ginsburg will receive a vote in the Senate. Within an hour of her passing. The exact opposite of what he said when President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace Justice Scalia in 2016. At that time, Majority Leader McConnell made […]

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9/13/2020

GUNS/HOUSE OF REPS/JOE BIDEN/LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL: “26 years ago today, the Violence Against Women Act became law. In the years since, it has saved countless lives and helped change the culture around sexual assault and domestic violence. Writing and championing the law remains one of my proudest accomplishments. With each reauthorization, VAWA has become stronger. The […]

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8/19/2020

DEMS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/USPS: “Why are Republicans allowing the Democrats to have ridiculous Post Office hearings on Saturday & Monday, just before and during our Convention. Let them hold them NOW (during their Convention) or after our Convention is over. Always playing right into their hands! @senatemajldr“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 19, 2020 5:20 am […]

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2/6/2020

IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Long before Donald Trump’s impeachment landed in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had one piece of advice for the president: Focus on the House. Gin it up. Use maximum effort. Make sure Republicans are united. And leave the Senate to him. The Republican leader encouraged the president not to turn […]

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1/31/2020

CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/POLITICAL FIGURES: “A majority of the U.S. Senate has determined that the numerous witnesses and 28,000-plus pages of documents already in evidence are sufficient to judge the House Managers’ accusations and end this impeachment trial. There is no need for the Senate to re-open the investigation which the House Democratic majority chose to conclude […]

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1/2/2020

IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The standoff that’s placed President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in limbo is entering a new critical juncture as both sides angle to wring political benefit from the proceedings. Greater clarity of the future of Trump’s impeachment could be derived Friday when the US Senate reconvenes and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]

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12/12/2019

COURTS/MITCH MCCONNELL/OBAMA/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump clinched their 50th circuit court judge in just three years on Wednesday [12-11-19], only five short of President Barack Obama’s record over an eight-year period. And McConnell isn’t done yet. Now that he’s filled virtually every vacancy in the powerful appellate court system, […]

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11/22/2019

GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thank you to @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell and @GOPLeader Kevin McCarthy for their Great Leadership! There has never been so much unity and spirit in the Republican Party, as there is right now!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 22, 2019 1:53 pm […]

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11/7/2019

CHUCK SCHUMER/IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Mitch McConnell has already declared there’s no question the Senate will acquit Donald Trump. Chuck Schumer retorted that McConnell’s comment ‘stepped over the line.’ And it will be up to these two party leaders to guide the largely dysfunctional Senate through the political trial of the century. Before the Senate […]

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9/25/2019

IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “In the face of an earthshaking political storm, Mitch McConnell seems unmoved. The Senate majority leader has kept a sphinxlike pose during all manner of President Donald Trump controversies. But with an impeachment cloud settling over Washington, McConnell is revealing even less than usual. The GOP leader is saying very little […]

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7/30/2019

BUDGET/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senate Republican leaders and President Donald Trump are working to whip up support for their bipartisan, $2.7 trillion budget deal, hoping to stave off embarrassing defections ahead of a vote that’s splitting the party. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Majority Whip John Thune are trying to win over undecided rank-and-file […]

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7/9/2019

CONGRESS/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….Why would Kentucky ever think of giving up the most powerful position in Congress, the Senate Majority Leader, for a freshman Senator with little power in what will hopefully be the minority party. We need Mitch in the Senate to Keep America Great!!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 9, 2019 7:13 pm […]

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6/14/2019

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL/RUSSIA INVESTIGATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thank you @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell for understanding the Democrats game of not playing it straight on the ridiculous Witch Hunt Hoax in the Senate. Cryin’ Chuck will never stop. Did Senator @MarkWarner ever report speaking to a Russian!?” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 14, 2019 4:28 pm […]

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6/14/2019

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL/RUSSIA INVESTIGATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thank you @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell for understanding the Democrats game of not playing it straight on the ridiclious Witch Hunt Hoax in the Senate. Cryin’ Chuck will never stop. Did Senator @MarkWarner ever report speaking to a Russian!?”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 14, 2019 4:12 pm […]

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6/7/2019

ELECTION/LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL/NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP PEOPLE: “A raft of legislation intended to better secure United States election systems after what the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, called a ‘sweeping and systematic’ Russian attack in 2016 is running into a one-man roadblock in the form of the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. The bills include […]

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5/30/2019

DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL/SUPREME COURT/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Republicans have been successfully leveraging the Supreme Court balance of power as a major campaign issue to ignite their base since the 1980s. For Democrats, the 2020 election may mark the first in modern times that they unite around the high court as a driving force in a presidential election. […]

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5/29/2019

2016 ELECTION/MITCH MCCONNELL/SUPREME COURT/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “When it came to filling a Supreme Court vacancy during the 2016 presidential election year, Senator Mitch McConnell had a constant refrain: Let the people decide. But should a high court seat become open in 2020, Mr. McConnell has already decided himself. ‘Oh, we’d fill it,’ Mr. McConnell, […]

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4/3/2019

ELECTION/MEDIA/MITCH MCCONNELL/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…This will be a great campaign issue. I never asked Mitch McConnell for a vote before the Election as has been incorrectly reported (as usual) in the @nytimes, but only after the Election when we take back the House etc. Republicans will always support pre-existing conditions!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April […]

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4/2/2019

ELECTION/GOP/HEALTHCARE/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump backed off plans to introduce a Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act after Senator Mitch McConnell privately warned him that the Senate would not revisit health care in a comprehensive way before the November 2020 elections. Reversing himself in the face of Republican consternation, Mr. Trump said his […]

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3/6/2019

COURTS/DEMS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Donald Trump’s stream of judges is about to become a torrent. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his GOP caucus have long prioritized confirming conservative judges to lifetime appointments. But they’re about to accelerate their ability to unilaterally approve many nominees in dramatic fashion. The Senate is on track to confirm […]

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2/15/2019

BORDER/CHUCK SCHUMER/GOVERMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The day before the 35-day government shutdown ended, Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell huddled privately to figure out some way everyone could save face and end the biggest congressional crisis in years. The Senate majority leader first floated providing a pro-rated piece of wall money for President Donald Trump, which Schumer […]

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1/22/2019

DREAMERS/MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “The U.S. Senate shifted slightly closer on Tuesday [1-22-19] to resolving a month-long partial government shutdown, but there was no sign of relief anytime soon for 800,000 federal workers who are furloughed or working without pay. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday on […]

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1/22/2019

BORDER/GOVERNMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “At sunrise, there it was: a red-tailed hawk, its gyre widening over the United States Capitol building in the Creamsicle-colored light, like the world’s least subtle literary reference. It was still there by midafternoon, drifting on the thermals over the mostly depopulated National Mall, wheeling occasionally past the window in […]

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1/22/2019

GOVERNMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It may look like a typical Washington farce, but a pair of Senate show votes this week might just be the first, tentative step on a long road out of the longest government shutdown in history. The White House, the Democratic House and the Republican Senate are about to stage a […]

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1/15/2019

ELIZABETH WARREN/MITCH MCCONNELL/RACISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Mitch McConnell harshly condemned Rep. Steve King this week for his racist comments. But he has no plans to extend that condemnation to any of President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks.The Senate majority leader said Monday that King ‘should find another line of work’ after the Republican lawmaker from Iowa […]

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12/23/2018

MITCH MCCONNELL/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Mitch McConnell just told a group of people, and me, that he has been in the U.S. Senate for 32 years and the last two have been by far the best & most productive of his career. Tax & Regulation Cuts, VA Choice, Farm Bill, Criminal Justice Reform, Judgeships & much […]

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12/21/2018

BORDER/DEMS/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Senator Mitch McConnell should fight for the Wall and Border Security as hard as he fought for anything. He will need Democrat votes, but as shown in the House, good things happen. If enough Dems don’t vote, it will be a Democrat Shutdown! House Republicans were great yesterday!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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12/18/2018

BORDER/BUDGET/GOVERNMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Mitch McConnell thinks he’s gotten President Donald Trump to back off his shutdown threat. And it’s looking increasingly likely to come with a short-term punt. The Senate majority leader emerged from a lengthy party lunch after a flurry of mixed signals from the White House to declare there will be no […]

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12/11/2018

CRIME/LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thanks to Leader McConnell for agreeing to bring a Senate vote on Criminal Justice this week! These historic changes will make communities SAFER and SAVE tremendous taxpayers dollars. It brings much needed hope to many families during the Holiday Season.” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, December 11, 2018 5:09 pm  […]

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12/11/2018

CRIME/LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky reversed course on Tuesday [12-11-18] and said that the Senate would vote on a criminal justice bill before the end of the year, stiff-arming some of his hard-line conservatives and teeing up a bipartisan policy achievement that has eluded lawmakers for years. Advocates of the proposed […]

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12/7/2018

CRIME/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Hopefully Mitch McConnell will ask for a VOTE on Criminal Justice Reform. It is extremely popular and has strong bipartisan support. It will also help a lot of people, save taxpayer dollars, and keep our communities safe. Go for it Mitch!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, December 7, 2018 3:56 pm […]

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12/6/2018

CRIME/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Mitch McConnell hasn’t officially killed criminal justice reform in the lame duck Congress. But the deed is almost done. Senate Republicans left Washington on Thursday [12-6-18] afternoon without discussing the matter at two party lunches this week, according to two GOP senators, a reflection of both the bill’s fading prospects and […]

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11/27/2018

MITCH MCCONNELL/ROBERT MUELLER/RUSSIA INVESTIGATION/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday [11-27-18] he would ‘probably’ block a renewed effort to bring to a vote a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The bill, known as the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity […]

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11/23/2018

CHUCK SCHUMER/CRIME/HOUSE OF REPS/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Really good Criminal Justice Reform has a true shot at major bipartisan support. @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell and @SenSchumer have a real chance to do something so badly needed in our country. Already passed, with big vote, in House. Would be a major victory for ALL!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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11/23/2018

CHUCK SCHUMER/CRIME/HOUSE OF REPS/MITCH MCCONNELL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Really good Criminal Justice Reform has a true shot at major bipartisan support. @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell and @senchuckschumer have a real chance to do something so badly needed in our country. Already past, with big vote, in House. Would be a major victory for ALL!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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