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McConnell Says Republicans Won’t Help Democrats Pay For ‘Socialist Shopping List’ In Debt Ceiling...

August 09, 2021 6:03 PM ET Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Republicans will not help Democrats raise the debt ceiling after Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen asked Congress to pass an increase to the limit. McConnell gave a floor speech, calling the idea “comedy” and a “monstrosity,” and said Republicans will not take…

Poll: Americans Do Not Support Political Gamesmanship on Infrastructure

Lawmakers who support the so-called “infrastructure” plan are wading into dangerous political waters with voters, new polling suggests. Club for Growth released new polling Monday showing 64 percent of voters, including 49 percent of Democrats, agree with “Ending continuous deficit spending, and requiring that the federal budget be balanced,” while only 18 percent oppose. The…

Mitch McConnell Calls for President Biden to Withdraw David Chipman Nomination

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) asked President Joe Biden to withdraw David Chipman’s nomination to head the ATF on Thursday. McConnell pointed to a story by Stephen Gutowski, which highlighted multiple allegations that Chipman used spoke of black ATF agents in derogatory ways when he with the ATF’s Detroit office. David Chipman delivers remarks…

Senate Republicans Demand New Hearing For Biden’s ATF Nominee Following Racism Allegations

Every Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee signed a letter Thursday demanding a new hearing for President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms following allegations the nominee made a racist comment while working at the agency around 2007. The Daily Caller News Foundation first reported on June 22…

Joe Biden Claims Infrastructure Victory Despite No Bill Text or Vote

President Joe Biden again claimed victory for his bipartisan infrastructure deal in the Senate Wednesday, despite having no text or votes to demonstrate success. “I am pleased to join a bipartisan group of United States Senators and announce our deal to make the most significant long-term investment in our infrastructure and competitiveness in nearly a…

Wednesday Evening Dispatch: McConnell Warns Of Lockdowns If Vaccination Rates Stay Low

Anders Hagstrom White House Correspondent July 21, 2021 5:58 PM ET

‘A Bolt Of Lightning No One Expected’: Fired Trump Appointee Pledges To Sue Biden

The just-fired head of the Social Security Administration (SSA) is vowing to fight his termination in federal court. Andrew Saul was appointed Social Security Commissioner by then-President Donald Trump in 2019 to a six-year term. He had previously refused President Joe Biden’s resignation request, although Biden had announced that he would continue to run the…

Chuck Schumer Threatens No August Recess, Long Nights, Working Weekends to Pass Radical ‘Infrastructure’...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, in a letter Friday, threatened senators with canceling August recess, working long nights, and working on weekends to pass the Democrats’ radical “infrastructure” bill. Schumer said that senators should prepare to work hard and for the “possibility” of having to work “long nights, weekends, and remaining in Washington,” as he is…

Mitch McConnell: Regaining House, Senate in Midterms Will Check Biden

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), while speaking to the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, said regaining the House of Representatives and Senate will check President Joe Biden and the Democrat’s radical agenda. During McConnell’s speech, he said the American people would have a “big decision” to make when they head to the polls…

‘Stopping The Worst’ — McConnell Explains What He Would Do If He Becomes Majority...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that if he were to become majority leader again it would not be to hold up all legislation under President Joe Biden’s administration, but to stop the worst of it from going through. McConnell was speaking at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in his home state and…

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