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It’s Time for Trump to Take On Mitch McConnell

This week we have one of those rare occasions when government priorities and government funding match exactly. Fox News reports, “Loose change left at airports may be used to help fund border operations.” If you need additional proof Washington, Inc. doesn’t give a damn about stopping and reversing illegal immigration this should do it. Maybe Trump will order the Pentagon ...

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‘Misinformed’: Elaine Chao’s Office Fires Back At Allegations She Steered Cash To Benefit Mitch McConnell

The Transportation Department hit back Monday against a Politico story that alleged Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao gave special treatment to projects in the home state of her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “This is a misinformed online post and the blogger intentionally misleads readers, misrepresents the grant application process and disregards key facts,” a DOT spokesperson told The Daily ...

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Chip Roy Slams Mitch McConnell Over Proposal To Bust Spending Caps

Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday for proposing to President Donald Trump a budget measure that would increase the discretionary spending caps. “Today, [McConnell] meets w/ [Trump] to pitch busting spending caps (again),” Roy tweeted. “Let’s be clear: this would be a very swamp thing to do. Holding to the caps (as ...

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McConnell Says It’s ‘Past Time’ To Reach Immigration Deal With Democrats

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s prepared to sit down and work with Democrats on a bipartisan immigration compromise. “I think it’s way past time for us to have an adult bipartisan discussion about our immigration laws and see what we can agree to,” McConnell said to reporters Thursday, arguing that a solution can’t be reached without passing legislation. ...

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Mitch McConnell Lays Out Some Inconvenient Truths About Democrats’ Green New Deal |

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell described the Green New Deal as a job-killing socialistic takeover of the American economy hours before his colleagues prepare to vote against the ambitious climate change proposal. “[M]y Democratic colleagues’ rallying cry: Killing off entire domestic industries. Winding down millions of jobs. Basically outlawing the only sources of energy that working-class and middle-class families can ...

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McConnell Blocks Unanimous House Resolution To Release Mueller Report

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a vote Monday calling for the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The Kentucky Republican claimed the Department of Justice needs more time to determine which parts can be released publicly, The Hill reported. The measure, which passed unanimously in the House 420-0 on March 14, as reported by The Hill, ...

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Mitch McConnell Poised To Vote On Green New Deal: ‘I Could Not Be More Glad’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed his pleasure on Monday for the impending Senate vote on the Green New Deal, Democrats’ expansive anti-climate change plan. “I could not be more glad that the American people will have the opportunity to learn precisely where each one of their senators stand on the “Green New Deal,” McConnell tweeted. “A radical, top-down, socialist ...

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What Nixon and Trump Have in Common

It’s hard to believe Richard Nixon, the consummate, disciplined insider, and Donald Trump, the shambolic, impulsive outsider, have anything in common, but it’s true. Both men shared the belief that winning a national election should convey political power. Acting on the belief a national majority gave him a popular mandate to make changes in Washington cost Nixon his presidency. Just ...

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McConnell Mocks HR 1 As ‘Parade Of Horrible’

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell held a press conference Thursday to step up his attacks against HR1, the massive election reform bill currently being debated in the House with a vote expected Friday, as a “turkey” and a “parade of horrible,” warning Democrats that supporting the bill will help Republicans win in 2020. During a press conference Thursday, McConnell was ...

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Cheaper To Buy Every American A Ferrari Than Fund The Green New Deal, Mitch McConnell Says

For the cost of implementing the Green New Deal, the federal government could buy every American a brand new Ferrari luxury sports car, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “For the comparatively cheap price of just $66 trillion I’m told the government could buy every American a Ferrari,” McConnell said on the Senate floor Wednesday. McConnell is basing this ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Tweets Blatantly Wrong Accusation About GOP Operative

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez falsely accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s former chief of staff, Josh Holmes, of running a bot network. Ocasio-Cortez deleted the inaccurate tweet after it went viral Friday night. The congresswoman’s attack is the latest example of her spreading misinformation. “She’s easily the most reckless politician in America,” said Holmes. Democratic New York Rep. ...

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Chuck Schumer Is Meeting With A Marine Veteran. His Target? Mitch McConnell

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer met with failed House candidate and Marine veteran Amy McGrath in January to discuss a possible run against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020, according to a Politico report Tuesday. McGrath, a Democrat, lost to incumbent Republican Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr by more than three points in the 2018 midterm election. But Schumer sees the ...

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Mitch McConnell Says He Would Consider Bill To Prevent Future Government Shutdowns

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he would consider legislation that would prevent the government from shutting down in the future, as many others in Congress have come out in support of ending the possibility of a shutdown. “I don’t like shutdowns. I don’t think they work for anybody and I hope they will be avoided. I’d be open ...

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Trump offers compromise in border battle, McConnell promises to bring it to a vote, Pelosi says NO

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President Donald Trump offered a serious compromise on immigration reform to Democrats during a live address from the White House Saturday. The proposal includes items that Democrats have been demanding for years, the border patrol has been begging to get and Republicans have asked for all in return for some funding for physical barriers along the U.S. – Mexico border. ...

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