Post Tagged with: "Mitch McConnell"

Trump State Department budget cuts ‘probably’ won’t Senate: Mitch McConnell

March 1, 2017 5:30 am
Trump State Department budget cuts ‘probably’ won’t Senate:  Mitch McConnell

US Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, DC. on February 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts in State Department will not win congressional approval. The Republican senator […]

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Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell distances from Trump, calls Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘thug’

February 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell distances from Trump, calls Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘thug’

The top Republican at the US Senate is apparently distancing himself from President Donald Trump by speaking against his Muslim ban and proclivity for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell, who has avoided criticizing Trump since he assumed office, appeared on CNN on Sunday to speak up. “I […]

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell breaks with Donald Trump on NATO

January 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell breaks with Donald Trump on NATO

US President-elect Donald Trump gives the thumbs up after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) at the Capitol in Washington, DC, November 10, 2016. (Photo by AFP) US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has called the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) “the most important military alliance” ever, […]

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US Senate will move to repeal Obamacare this week: Mitch McConnell

January 9, 2017 9:30 pm
US Senate will move to repeal Obamacare this week: Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell arrives at Trump Tower to meet with President-elect Donald Trump on January 9, 2017 in New York. (Photo by AFP) The US Senate will act this week to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Republican senator […]

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Donald Trump says likes Democratic leader Chuck Schumer more than Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan

January 2, 2017 6:30 am
Donald Trump says likes Democratic leader Chuck Schumer more than Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) or House Speaker Paul Ryan US President-elect Donald Trump says he likes the Senate’s incoming New York Democratic leader more than the top Republicans in control of both chambers of the Congress. In a phone interview with incoming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, the […]

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Russian hacking serious issue but no select committee needed to probe it: Mitch McConnell

December 20, 2016 10:30 pm
Russian hacking serious issue but no select committee needed to probe it: Mitch McConnell

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol, December 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no need to form a Senate select committee to investigate the alleged Russian meddling in […]

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