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 2021-07-30 19:13 

San Jose Mercury

Senate advances nearly $1 trillion infrastructure plan...

Earlier this week, 17 GOP senators joined all Democrats in voting to start the debate, launching what will be a dayslong process to consider the bill. That support largely held Friday with Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky again voting yes to ...

 2021-05-28 17:15 

San Jose Mercury

GOP blocks investigation of Jan. 6 Capitol attack...

While initially saying he was open to the idea of the commission, which would be modeled after an investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell turned firmly against it in recent days. The GOP held more than 30 inve...

 2021-05-28 11:30 

San Jose Mercury

McManus: Mitch McConnell, GOP perfected the politics of 'No!'...

McConnell is rooting openly for Biden and the Democrats to fail....

 2021-05-21 00:01 

San Jose Mercury

GOP not budging on infrastructure in talks with Biden...

"If they're willing to settle on target a infrastructure bill without revisiting the 2017 tax bill we'll work with them," Sen. Mitch McConnell told Fox's Larry Kudlow, a former Trump adviser. But he said a package topping $2 trillion o...

 2021-03-10 20:00 

San Jose Mercury

Senate confirms Merrick Garland to be attorney general...

The federal appellate judge won the support even of the chamber's top Republican, Mitch McConnell, who played a key role in denying him a spot on the Supreme Court in 2016....

 2021-02-20 00:52 

San Jose Mercury

Sen. Manchin says he'll vote against Biden's OMB pick...

In a brief statement, the moderate West Virginia Democrat said that Tanden's comments on Twitter about Republican colleagues, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent, had led him to doubt she was the r...

 2021-02-15 19:04 

San Jose Mercury

Capitol breach: Support grows for a formal inquiry into riot...

"It was powerful to hear the 57 guilties and then it was puzzling to hear and see Mitch McConnell stand and say 'not guilty' and then, minutes later, stand again and say he was guilty of everything," said Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa. "Hi...

 2021-02-03 22:33 

San Jose Mercury

Rep. Cheney: 'I won't apologize for the vote' to impeach Trump...

Some prominent Republicans have defended Cheney, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, but her vote has triggered a divisive intra-party battle and ahead of the meeting Wednesday afternoon, there are other Republicans who want Cheney to expres...

 2021-01-21 23:41 

San Jose Mercury

McConnell wants to push impeachment trial to February...

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial by a week or more to give the former president time to revie...

 2021-01-13 21:36 

San Jose Mercury

House votes to impeach President Trump a second time...

Actual removal seems unlikely before the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Republican leader would not agree to bring the chamber back immediately, all but ensuring a Senate ...

 2021-01-04 18:19 

San Jose Mercury

GOP Reps. rush to defend Trump's call to 'find' Georgia votes...

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged his colleagues to avoid going down the road of questioning the election results, McCarthy has quietly given his blessing to the effort and has told the President he's on his side, according to sev...

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