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 2021-09-23 15:24 

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Speaker Pelosi calls out McConnell for trying 'to hold the economy hostage'...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called out Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) during her Thursday briefing, recalling his previous statements about the debt ceiling being necessary. Previously, McConnell had said that America always pays its ...

 2021-09-23 13:49 

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Conservative columnist says no one is buying the claim the Supreme Court isn't partisan...

Speaking to a group of supporters of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), J ustice Amy Coney Barrett tried to claim that the Supreme Court isn't staffed with a slew of partisan hacks. Many found it to be a strange claim since McConnell mocke...

 2021-09-23 09:48 

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Memo to the President: Ignore congress...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said that he and his Radical Republican minions will not vote to raise the nation's debt limit, threatening, perhaps, a credit default by the U.S. government. This particular bit of Congressional kabu...

 2021-09-23 09:33 

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Let's face it: Mitch McConnell has the Democrats trapped...

We've got a fair number of repentant former Republicans roaming loose on the political landscape these days. They like to tell us that the onetime Party of Lincoln must be thoroughly defeated and destroyed before it can be rebuilt as a respectable, ma...

 2021-09-23 00:00 

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Why former Trump Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin is making a last-minute plea to Mitch McConnell...

Donald Trump's secretary of treasury Steven Mnuchin reportedly held private meetings with Sen. Minority Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to resolve the current debt impasse but his efforts failed, with McConnell reportedly concerned that too high of a debt lim...

 2021-09-21 18:53 

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Mitch McConnell shrugs off Trump's call to depose him: 'I don't have any reaction to that'...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) declined on Tuesday to respond to reports that former President Donald Trump is trying to depose him as the Senate's Republican leader. At a Senate Republican press conference, McConnell was asked about a ...

 2021-09-21 02:21 

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McConnell and other Republicans gathered to laugh at Trump being called a 'moron' by Rex Tillerson: book...

The ongoing battle between former President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was evident Monday evening as excerpts from the new book Peril continued to be leaked ahead of the Tuesday release. Speaking to MSNBNC's Lawrenc...

 2021-09-20 12:55 

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GOP strategist laughs off Trump's effort to 'depose' McConnell: He 'never has a plan'...

A former Mitch McConnell adviser mocked Donald Trump on Monday for his effort to "depose" the Senate GOP leader. On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump is working behind the scenes to recruit a Republican senator to challenge McCon...

 2021-09-19 17:20 

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Trump actively recruiting senators to 'depose' Mitch McConnell as the GOP leader: WSJ...

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, former president Donald Trump is working behind the scenes , trying to recruit a Republican senator to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for his leadership position in the party. Tr...

 2021-09-19 11:56 

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McConnell worked behind the scenes with Biden to keep 'irrational' Trump from creating more chaos: Woodward book...

According to an excerpt from a new blockbuster book on the finals days of the Donald Trump presidency, soon-to-be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) worked behind the scenes with now President Joe Biden to make sure the outgoing president didn&...

 2021-09-17 00:39 

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'You lost': Mitch McConnell hopes to never speak to Trump again, according to Woodward book...

The relationship between Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Donald Trump is so frayed that the Senate GOP Leader hopes he will never again have to talk to the former president. Business Insider reported on the final conversation between the two Republicans, ...

 2021-09-14 01:38 

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Amy Coney Barrett was 'straight-up trolling' with warnings about judges being partisan hacks: MSNBC legal analyst...

Speaking to MSNBC on Monday, legal analysts attacked Justice Amy Coney Barrett for her "partisan hackery" while she was speaking to Mitch McConnell's political school in Kentucky. Dahlia Lithwick, Slate's legal correspondent, related Coney...

 2021-09-13 14:20 

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'Some next level BS': Amy Coney Barrett blasted over claim US Supreme Court isn't a 'bunch of partisan hacks'...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett , the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court whose nomination was rammed through the Senate by then-Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , on Sunday told guests invited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the McConnell Ce...

 2021-09-09 20:06 

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McConnell hasn't spoken to Trump since 2020 and doesn't appear to have any interest in doing so...

A new CNN report about the icy relationship between Sen. Mitch McConnell and former President Donald Trump revealed that the two Republican Party leaders haven't had much interaction since the 2020 election loss. According to the report, McConnell and...

 2021-09-09 14:24 

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Republicans are from Mars -- but too many of them are running things on planet Earth...

We expect that a political opposition party will generate arguments against the sitting administration, against their political foes. That's why it seems predictable that Sen. Mitch McConnell or Rep. Kevin McCarthy, leaders of the Republicans in Congr...

 2021-09-09 12:16 

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Mitch McConnell says he prays for Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema every night...

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says he prays "every night" for the two Democratic Senators actively working to disrupt President Joe Biden's agenda, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. "We'r...

 2021-09-08 19:13 

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McConnell gushes over Manchin and Sinema holding up spending package: 'I pray for them -- we give them lots of love!'...

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Wednesday had warm words for Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), both of whom are holding up passage of a $3.5 trillion spending plan and demanding that it be cut. As reported by NBC News' Frank Thorp , M...

 2021-09-01 21:53 

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McConnell tells Republicans to stop pushing impeachment: 'The president's not going to be removed from office'...

Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is growing tired with far-right Republicans who are making noise about impeaching Joe Biden despite the fact Democrats control both houses of Congress. "Look, there isn't going to be an impeachment, but I t...

 2021-08-31 13:04 

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Trump-backed Senate candidates could make life difficult for McConnell...

A wave of hardcore conservatives could upend the makeup of the Senate and complicate things for Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). The primary election field is filled with Donald Trump loyalists in states where GOP senators are retiring, and ...

 2021-08-29 14:13 

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Chris Wallace slams McConnell's desire for 'full-scale war' after he calls Afghanistan a 'complete success'...

Fox News host Chris Wallace questioned Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell about his desire to fight an endless war in Afghanistan. During an appearance on Fox News Sunday , McConnell argued that the Afghanistan war had been a "complete success"...

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