Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. is an American politician serving as Kentucky’s senior United States Senator and as Senate Majority Leader. McConnell is the second Kentuckian to lead his party in the Senate, the longest-serving U.S. Senator for Kentucky in history, and the longest-serving Republican U.S. Senate leader in history.
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he told reporters that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United..
Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacked Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, saying that "Moscow Mitch" is the self-described grim reaper of legislation, including that which addresses election..
More than 200 mayors sent a plea to congress to call the Senate back early to consider new gun legislation. According to Reuters, Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell rejected the plea. This comes..
A string of recent mass shootings killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio. The shootings have sparked renewed calls for Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence. Democrats want the..
Democrat Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer and Republican Representative Peter King say closing the loopholes on background checks for the purchase of firearms is just common sense. Rough Cut (No..
On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw some serious accusations at the mainstream media. He said several media outlets of spewing "modern-day McCarthyism.” McConnell is responding to..
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday defended his supporters who chanted "send her back" at a rally in reference to a Somali-born Democratic lawmaker. Trump previously claimed he was unhappy about the..
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to the media after the Republican Party caucus lunch. According to Reuters, the meeting took place at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. McConnell spoke..
President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet aimed to boost border security. Additionally, the bill would overhaul the current immigration system to make it more merit-based. An official said..
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers..
U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he was still trying to determine the best way to respond to the October murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate, but.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release to the public Special Counsel Robert.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was disturbed by Russia's ongoing efforts to interfere with U.S. democracy and looked forward to reviewing additional information.. Reuters - Published