Posts Tagged ‘ Mitch McConnell ’

GOP Grapples With These 5 Options On Roy Moore’s Future

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

Roy Moore Top Republicans are demanding U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore withdraw from the special election in Alabama amid allegations of sexual misconduct, and now GOP leaders are actively brainstorming strategies to put a new man on the ballot or even eject Moore from the Senate, should he win the race. As WND reported, a

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Trump Nominees Attacked For Christian Beliefs Could Be Closer To A Senate Vote

Oct 20th, 2017 | By

Longer work weeks could mean quicker votes on two of President Donald Trump’s nominees who Senate Democrats attacked for their religious views. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., responded to demands by some members by reportedly planning longer work weeks that include Fridays and potentially weekends.

Congressman: Trump Won’t ‘Take No For Answer’ On Health-Care Bill

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

President Donald Trump (Photo: Twitter) Senate Republican leaders are still scrambling to craft a health-care bill capable of attracting 50 GOP votes, and while success appears elusive right now, a prominent House conservative still believes a good bill can get passed thanks to the pressure from voters and the resolve of President Trump. On Wednesday,

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Rep. Jim Jordan Offers Way Out Of GOP Stalemate In Congress

Jul 10th, 2017 | By

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it may not be possible to unite 50 Republicans on any health care overhaul and that the only action may be a collaboration with Democrats to adjust certain parts of the system, an evaluation that a leading House conservative finds unacceptable. On Thursday, McConnell told a town hall-style event

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Mitch McConnell: Dem Nominees For Supreme Court Are Never ‘Moderate’

Apr 8th, 2016 | By

Ignoring his attempted filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee a decade ago, President Obama lectured Republicans Thursday about the unfairness of blocking his nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the high court, and warned that Democrats could get payback by refusing to confirm a Republican president’s nominees for an entire four-year term.

Senator Mitchell McConnell Defends Not Holding Hearings On Liberal SCOTUS Nominee

Mar 21st, 2016 | By

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) appeared on Fox News’ Chris Wallace’s program on Sunday to defend his commitment to not holding hearings on Obama’s liberal judicial activist’s nomination to serve on the Supreme Court. McConnell and GOP Republicans have promised not to consider any replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia until a new president takes office in January 2017.

Promise Kept: Senate Passes Obamacare Repeal Legislation

Dec 4th, 2015 | By

A new Senate that’s back on the side of the American people will vote to move beyond all the broken promises, all the higher costs, and all the failures. We will vote to build a bridge away from Obamacare and toward better care. We will vote for a new beginning.

Matt Bevin Elected Kentucky Governor

Nov 4th, 2015 | By

Republican Matt Bevin was declared the winner of a spirited contest for Kentucky governor in Tuesday’s balloting in a campaign that saw the political newcomer defeat longtime Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway. With 95 percent of the vote counted, The Associated Press called the race for Mr. Bevin with 52 percent of the vote, followed by…

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants GOP Leaders Who Really Lead & Fight

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) appeared on “Hannity” last night to discuss the upcoming GOP election for a new Speaker of the House – and to discuss the importance of having Republican leaders who don’t surrender before the battle begins.

Cassidy Introduces Amendment To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Mar 20th, 2015 | By

Democrats are holding up passage of the Victims of Trafficking Act because it doesn’t help fund abortion on demand. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he won’t bring up the Loretta Lynch confirmation hearing as long as they continue to filibuster passage of this sex trafficking bill. Lynch is pro-abortion and is slated to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.