“Things do happen,” one political science professor told BuzzFeed News, “but the intensity of partisanship makes it much, much harder to legislate in divided government.”
“Liberals want to rip the blindfolds off of lady justice,” McConnell said. “The want to override impartiality with intimidation. They want to elevate mob rule over the rule of law.”
Trump’s impeachment trial will go ahead, but Republicans overwhelmingly signaled they will vote to acquit him.
Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock officially give Democrats tiebreaking power in the Senate. Sen. Alex Padilla was also sworn in to Vice President Kamala Harris’s seat.
Whether or not Donald Trump will be banned from running for office ever again essentially sits with one person: Mitch McConnell. “If he publicly says he will impeach, then the dam breaks.”
Democrats will control both chambers of Congress plus the White House, giving President-elect Joe Biden the chance to enact his agenda.
Businesses Will No Longer Have To Provide Paid Leave For Workers With COVID After Mitch McConnell Objected
Congress did not extend the paid leave mandate in its $900 billion COVID aid bill. Democrats hope to try again next year.
Congress already granted big businesses an exemption from having to offer paid sick leave to workers. Now the program could expire altogether at the end of the year.
The Republican establishment is refusing to call on President Donald Trump to accept the results of the 2020 election.
"There's nothing funny about 214,000 Americans dying."
McConnell vowed to vote on Trump’s pick to replace Ginsburg, despite blocking a vote on Obama’s nominee before the 2016 election.
A newcomer’s critique of Amy McGrath is stirring tension in the race to oust Trump’s most powerful ally in Washington.
According to Facebook’s ad library, the ad has received over 1,000 impressions and was boosted for a few hundred dollars.
“Gun violence is a public health crisis, and we all need to do everything to stop people from dying,” Moore told BuzzFeed News.
Mitch McConnell Said Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s Fate Is Up To Trump After The Jeffrey Epstein Revelations
Democrats are calling for Acosta to step down behind his “sweetheart” deal in the Jeffrey Epstein case more than a decade ago.
McConnell said he doesn't support reparations because "none of us currently living are responsible." He also noted passage of the Civil Rights Act.
McConnell, the Senate majority leader, introduced a new bill would help address the “epidemic” of vaping among school-age children.
Republicans on Wednesday forced through a rules change that slashes the amount of time it will take to confirm many of Trump's nominees to the federal courts and executive branch agencies.
Sen. Jeff Flake vowed not to vote for any more of President Trump's judicial nominees until the Senate votes to protect Mueller, putting pressure on McConnell to change his mind.
One of the demonstrators took the Senate majority leader's to-go box and tossed it out on the sidewalk, a witness said.
An additional FBI investigation into accusations against the Supreme Court nominee is supposed to be completed Friday.
The nomination process is far from over, but McConnell promised that Brett Kavanaugh will be on the Supreme Court soon.
Summer is CANCELED.
The pictures come from a Freedom of Information Act request connected to last year's trip to Fort Knox to watch the solar eclipse.
Republican To Mitch McConnell: We Need To Vote To Overhaul Sexual Harassment Policies In Congress ASAP
"The House of Representatives has already passed these reforms, and it is now time for the Senate to do the same," Sen. Chuck Grassley wrote in a letter to McConnell released Monday.
Three people died and dozens more were injured in connection with a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville Saturday. Demonstrations took place across the country on Sunday in response to the events, while many elected officials denounced the violence.
The Senate majority leader has proven to be a poor bogeyman, and his public antagonists have rarely won out.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would now vote on a bill to fully repeal Obamacare, but delay repeal by two years.
Sources tell BuzzFeed News that the Senate majority leader wasn't told ahead of time that America First Policies would go after Sen. Dean Heller — and that McConnell allies subsequently made that clear to the group.