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 2020-04-02 23:36 

RealClearPolitics

What the Data Tell Us About Impeachment as Virus Distraction...

Mitch McConnell suggested this week that the U.S. government's delayed response to the coronavirus pandemic could be traced back, in part, to the distractions of the impeachment process in the early weeks of this year. A closer look, however, suggests...

 2020-04-02 19:12 

Breitbart.com

Mitch McConnell to Pelosi: 'Stand Down'; We're Not 'Taking Advantage of the Crisis'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to...

 2020-04-02 17:53 

Raw Story

Nancy Pelosi bashes Mitch McConnell for making excuses for Trump's COVID-19 response: 'They can't handle their jobs'...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to fast-track the next round of coronavirus relief, but the Republicans are dragging their feet and blocking any progress. Speaking to Andrew Mitchell on MSNBC Thursday, Pelosi explained "the American people are ve...

 2020-04-02 17:31 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Lawmakers clash over whether Trump impeachment trial distracted government's coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hit back at Senate Major Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., over his claims that the Democrat-led impeachment of President Trump distracted the federal government from handling the coronavirus outbreak during the nascent ...

 2020-04-02 16:07 

NY Post

Mitch McConnell halts push for 'phase 4' coronavirus aid bill...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't quickly pass a "phase four" coronavirus bill, citing his concern about the cost of another massive spending package. McConnell tamped down anticipation after President Donald Trump and House...

 2020-04-02 14:56 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Sen. Kamala Harris calls on McConnell to bring back Senate amid unemployment surge...

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the rest of her Washington colleagues to return to Capitol Hill, as unemployment levels have hit what she called a...

 2020-04-02 14:48 

The Daily Mail

Mitch McConnell calls Nancy Pelosi's plans for a fourth stimulus bill 'premature'...

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell said Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plans for a fourth stimulus bill are 'premature' as she has ramped up talk of the next coronavirus rescue package....

 2020-04-02 14:47 

International Business Times

Coronavirus Economy: McConnell Dampens Hopes For Swift Action On Next COVID-19 Relief Bill...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's in no hurry to pass another coronavirus emergency relief bill, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should stop trying to jump-start talks. He said any measure originating in the House would be dead-on-arriva...

 2020-04-02 14:05 

MSNBC

Sen. McConnell downplays talk of fourth relief bill...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Speaker Pelosi should stand down on passing another rescue bill in House, according to new reporting. Kasie Hunt discusses....

 2020-04-02 13:02 

Washington Times

Chuck Schumer: I hope Mitch McConnell will 'see the light' on next round of coronavirus legislation...

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Thursday said he hopes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will "see the light" on pushing for a fourth legislative package in Congress in response to the escalating coronavirus outbreak. "I thin...

 2020-04-02 13:00 

One America News Network

McConnell: Pelosi wants to 'jam' Senate with fourth COVID-19 relief bill...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi not to propose another coronavirus relief bill....

 2020-04-02 12:15 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

McConnell releasing ad tied to his role in virus rescue bill...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to capitalize on his leadership post during the coronavirus crisis, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is launching a campaign ad in his home state that...

 2020-04-02 10:00 

The Hill

Trump's ambitious infrastructure vision faces Senate GOP roadblock...

President Trump faces a clash with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and other Senate Republicans over the president's desire for a $2 trillion infrastructure spending bill, something he promised during his 2016 campaign....

 2020-04-02 02:29 

NY Post

Impeachment was a dire distraction from coronavirus for Trump administration: Devine...

It's obvious the Democrats' impeachment obsession was a damaging distraction for President Trump, as Mitch McConnell says. That was the whole point of it. But what we now know is the coronavirus outbreak emerged right in the middle of the impeachm...

 2020-04-02 01:22 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Pelosi: Trump can't blame impeachment for coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that President Donald Trump and the majority leader Mitch McConnell cannot handle the job to combat this pandemic....

 2020-04-02 00:37 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

 2020-04-02 00:16 

The Hill

McConnell: Pelosi trying to 'jam' Senate on fourth coronavirus relief bill...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is pouring cold water on a quick deal on a fourth coronavirus relief package, calling a laundry list of ideas floated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as "premature."...

 2020-04-01 21:40 

The Daily Independent

Ashland Alliance Webinar with Sen. McConnell's Office...

A webinar about small business relief and unemployment insurance provisions under the CARES Act will be at 12:30 p.m. today with the office of Sen. Mitch McConnell....

 2020-04-01 20:53 

Inquisitr

Rep. Mark Pocan Calls Mitch McConnell 'An Idiot' For Saying Impeachment Diverted Attention From Coronavirus...

Attacking the Democratic Party , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier this week that the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump "diverted the attention of the government" for the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan...

 2020-04-01 20:40 

Boston Herald

A crisis is a terrible thing to manufacture...

On Jan. 20, the United States confirmed its first case of the coronavirus. The nation's political and media elite obsessed over Mitch McConnell's just-announced resolution governing the impeachment trial of Donald Trump. On Jan. 23, China locked d...

 2020-04-01 19:16 

Washington Examiner

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell shouldn't 'try to hide behind' impeachment as excuse for coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to stop giving excuses for the White House's response to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-01 19:15 

Breitbart.com

Pelosi: McConnell's Impeachment Excuse an Admission Trump 'Cannot Handle the Job'...

Wednesday on CNN, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) inadvertently admitted that President Donald Trump could not...

 2020-04-01 18:44 

Daily Wire

Mitch McConnell Heads Off Talk Of Fourth Coronavirus Stimulus, Infrastructure Spending...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says he will not be forging ahead with plans to introduce a fourth coronavirus stimulus package in the Senate, even if Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has one prepared when Congress returns from reces...

 2020-04-01 18:29 

Crooks and Liars

Pelosi Scorches McConnell's 'Admission' That Administration Cannot 'Handle The Job'...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) may have admitted that they "cannot handle the job" by blaming impeachment for the federal government's slow reac...

 2020-04-01 18:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 18:12 

Mediaite

Pelosi on McConnell's Impeachment-Coronavirus Remarks: Sounds Like 'Admission' He and Trump Can't 'Handle the Job'...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi knocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his comments about coronavirus and impeachment....

 2020-04-01 17:42 

Raw Story

Pelosi: Blaming failures on impeachment is 'admission' Trump and McConnell 'cannot handle the job'...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) may have admitted that they "cannot handle the job" by blaming impeachment for the federal government's slow reac...

 2020-04-01 17:37 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 17:37 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 17:37 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 17:37 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 17:37 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 17:37 

KVIA

[ ABC El Paso ]

Pelosi: Trump and McConnell 'should not try to hide behind' impeachment excuse over coronavirus response...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "should not try to hide behind an excuse" in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that im...

 2020-04-01 16:50 

Mediaite

Rep. Mark Pocan Calls Mitch McConnell 'An Idiot' For Coronavirus Comments...

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) "an idiot," Tuesday, before adding that he hopes "the people of Kentucky understand that they have a Senator who is not serving their best interest in any way."...

 2020-04-01 16:48 

Courier-Journal

McConnell: How the Senate's bold action to combat the coronavirus will help Kentuckians...

I'm proud Congress ultimately rejected political posturing and voted to send immediate relief to families, small businesses and health care workers...

 2020-04-01 16:00 

Daily Kos

The path to flipping the Senate—and ridding us of Mitch McConnell—starts in North Carolina...

With the novel coronavirus pandemic bearing down on us and the nation in dire need of urgent congressional action, what did Sen. Mitch McConnell do? He sent the Senate home and went on vacation for a long weekend in Kentucky, accompanied by none other tha...

 2020-04-01 15:21 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

Sen. McConnell launches COVID-19 portal for Kentuckians...

WASHINGTON, DC (WDKY) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled a new way for Kentuckians impacted by COVID-19 to learn about financial help. A new section of McConnell's website answers common questions about congress's recently passed co...

 2020-04-01 15:17 

Talking Points Memo

Where Things Stand: Trump Didn't Take McConnell's Political Out...

The Senate majority leader tried to give him an out. It's hardly surprising that Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) would contort......

 2020-04-01 14:51 

Washington Examiner

George Conway: McConnell 'gaslighting' public with claims impeachment distracted Trump from virus fight...

George Conway, a lawyer and adviser to an anti-Trump political action committee, accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of...

 2020-04-01 12:37 

Raw Story

Mitch McConnell draws outrage for 'ridiculous' excuse that Trump impeachment prevented action on COVID-19 crisis...

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday offered a new—and, according to critics, "ridiculous" and baseless—excuse for the failure of the White House and the federal government more broadly to take early action agai...

 2020-04-01 12:23 

WHDH

McConnell releasing ad tied to his role in virus rescue bill...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to capitalize on his leadership post during the coronavirus crisis, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is launching a campaign ad......

 2020-04-01 11:59 

Courier-Journal

McConnell launches ad in Kentucky touting his role in passing coronavirus relief package...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's new TV campaign ad in Kentucky will boast of benefits part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package....

 2020-04-01 07:00 

Salon

McConnell's defense of Trump inadvertently acknowledges he bungled coronavirus crisis: op-ed...

Louisville Courier-Journal columnist explains how Mitch McConnell just admitted that Trump mishandled the outbreak...

 2020-04-01 03:35 

Breitbart.com

McConnell: 'I Still Think We Have an Excellent Chance to Hold on to Our Majority'...

Despite the upheaval in the country because of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) remains optimistic about his party's chances to hold the U.S. Senate in November's general elections. | Clips...

 2020-04-01 02:46 

Raw Story

Mitch McConnell just accidentally admitted Trump's coronavirus response is a failure: Kentucky columnist...

On Tuesday, writing for the Louisville Courier-Journal, columnist Joseph Gerth unpacked the implications of the latest defense of President Donald Trump by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) — and how it is actually damning for the presid...

 2020-04-01 02:39 

Mediaite

George Conway Responds to McConnell in Op-Ed: Impeachment Didn't Distract from Coronavirus, Trump Did...

George Conway fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell saying today impeachment "diverted the attention" of the government away from responding to the coronavirus sooner....

 2020-04-01 01:15 

Washington Times

Democrats distracted by impeachment as coronavirus crept into U.S., Republicans say...

President Trump and his allies are increasingly blaming the Democrats' failed impeachment drive for distracting Washington's attention from the coronavirus outbreak this winter. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that impeachment ...

 2020-03-31 23:58 

Fox News

Judd Apatow: McConnell should be prosecuted for coronavirus 'lies'...

Filmmaker Judd Apatow called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his colleagues...

 2020-03-31 23:55 

The Gazette

[ Colorado Springs ]

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial distracted the federal government from the coronavirus as it reached the United States in January, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, despite warnings at the time fro...

 2020-03-31 23:53 

Raw Story

#MitchPlease blows up on Twitter after McConnell blamed impeachment for Trump's coronavirus failures...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was the object of scorn and ridicule on Twitter after blaming impeachment for President Donald Trump's failures in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. "It came up while we were, you know, tied down in...

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