Schumer, McConnell pressing administration to rush paperwork on Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership

Schumer, McConnell pressing administration to rush paperwork on Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plan to present a resolution that will press the Biden administration to rush the paperwork for Finland and Sweden to join NATO. In the resolution text, first obtained by Politico, both...

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Sen. Rand Paul stalls $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, breaking with Mitch McConnell

Sen. Rand Paul stalls $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, breaking with Mitch McConnell

This post was originally published on this siteSens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer worked together to try to pass the aid for Ukraine Thursday. Paul didn’t accept their compromise.     

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McConnell to vote against Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

McConnell to vote against Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

This post was originally published on this siteSenate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that he will oppose Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination.McConnell’s decision isn’t surprising — he voted against her last year for her appeals court spot and has signaled…

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‘This is evil’: Critics angry Mitch McConnell is blocking the extension of free school lunch waivers

‘This is evil’: Critics angry Mitch McConnell is blocking the extension of free school lunch waivers

This post was originally published on this site Federal waivers that have given U.S. schools the flexibility to offer universal free lunches throughout the pandemic are at risk of ending as Senate Republicans—led by Mitch McConnell—stonewall a proposed extension of the relief measures, potentially depriving millions of children of no-cost...

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McConnell, Scott face off over GOP’s agenda

McConnell, Scott face off over GOP’s agenda

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his top allies are publicly distancing themselves from Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-Fla.) decision to release a memo laying out his vision for the party’s agenda.The rare public feud among Senate GOP…

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Trump is recruiting this GOP senator to challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate majority leader

Trump is recruiting this GOP senator to challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate majority leader

This post was originally published on this site Donald Trump is continuing to push Senate Republicans to oust GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) following the 2022 midterm elections. Trump is pushing former for-profit healthcare executive Rick Scott, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chair tasked with winning Senate races, to...

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Trump vs. McConnell: Latest round between GOP heavyweights has the highest stakes yet

Trump vs. McConnell: Latest round between GOP heavyweights has the highest stakes yet

This post was originally published on this site For years, Mitch McConnell converted Donald Trump’s heat to power the conservative agenda. Now he needs to again harness that insurgent energy, a challenge when Trump’s heat is directed at him. (Image credit: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

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Trump Versus McConnell Isn’t the Real Story

Trump Versus McConnell Isn’t the Real Story

This post was originally published on this siteSure, the minority leader would like to diminish Trump’s influence. But he cares much more about winning elections.

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‘McConnell is done’: GOP leader leaves far-right in a frenzy after condemning RNC censure of Cheney and Kinzinger

‘McConnell is done’: GOP leader leaves far-right in a frenzy after condemning RNC censure of Cheney and Kinzinger

This post was originally published on this site House Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is facing criticism from far-right Republicans over his condemnation of the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) move to censure Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.). During his press conference on Tuesday, February 8, McConnell weighed...

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Lawmakers say spending deal up to leaders

Lawmakers say spending deal up to leaders

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers in both parties say it’s time for Congress’s top four leaders to meet face to face to negotiate a yearlong spending deal as talks among the senior members of the Senate and House Appropriations committees have dragged on and government…

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