Speaker Pelosi decries number of House-passed bills pile up on McConnell’s desk

Politics 12/30/19, 06:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) complained on the weekend about a pile of House-passed bills that still await action from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). “Senate Republicans want you to think the House isn’t doing anything. Apparently they’ve missed the stack of House-passed legislation piling up on Leader McConnell’s desk,” Pelosi wrote ...

McConnell expects Senate impeachment trial will start in January 2020

Politics 12/11/19, 09:27

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has indicated that an impeachment trial in the Senate will begin in January though the House Democrats are expected to vote on their impeachment resolutions as soon as next week, The Hill reported. Speaking at a weekly press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 10, McConnell said the ...

McConnell urges President Trump to speak out on violence in Hong Kong

U.S. 11/19/19, 12:19

Amid intensifying violence between protesters and the Hong Kong violence, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urged President Donald Trump to speak out on behalf of the protesters in Hong Kong. Speaking on the Senate floor on Monday, Nov. 18, McConnell stressed that given the fact that President Trump has ...

RNC’s ads fire back at Democrats: Stop the madness

U.S. 11/15/19, 03:44

The Republican National Comittee (RNC) will run full-page newspaper ad to counterattack the constant efforts that Democrats put into  their impeachment quest against President Trump, reported the Daily Caller.  The ads aim at calling on constituents of districts held by vulnerable House Democrats, to ask their representatives to focus on the ...

Jeff Sessions to announce Alabama Senate bid

Politics 11/06/19, 18:20

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of his plans said Wednesday, Nov. 6. Sessions, 72, will be making a return to the political stage a year after stepping down as President ...

President Trump: ‘Mitch McConnell will win big in Kentucky next year’

Politics 11/06/19, 09:08

President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Nov. 6, asserted that Kentucky election results is a victory for Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will win big in next year. Based on the Kentucky results, Mitch McConnell @senatemajldr will win BIG in Kentucky next year! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2019 Earlier, ...

Democrats block defense spending over border wall

Politics 11/01/19, 04:45

Democrats opposing President Donald Trump's border wall demands have again blocked passage of a proposed 2020 defense spending bill on Thursday, Oct. 31. "Senate Democrats just voted to filibuster the annual funding for the U.S. armed forces. It's the second time they have blocked defense funding in two months. We can't ...

McConnell: Impeachment measure denies Trump ‘basic rights’, makes Schiff ‘de facto special prosecutor’

Politics 10/30/19, 11:28

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday, Oct. 30, blasted the House Democrats’ impeachment proceedings resolution. He said it would deny the “most basic rights of due process” to President Trump and effectively elevates House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) to a “de facto special prosecutor.” McConnell made a floor speech ...

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