Mitch McConnell

Donald Trump Jr. speaks ahead of his father President Donald Trump at a Make America Great Again rally Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis.
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May 09, 2019 - 1:40 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Jonathan Lemire and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee's subpoena of President Donald Trump's son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not "case closed" as some in...
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In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
May 09, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. The Kentucky lawmaker's 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
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February 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 15, 5:50 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency...
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President Donald J. Trump participates in a Cabinet Meeting, February 12, 2019 at the White House in Washington, DC.
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February 13, 2019 - 6:56 am
(CBS News) — President Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that he has reviewed a border funding agreement reached by congressional negotiators to avert another shutdown. Earlier in the day, an official familiar with the matter told CBS News the president is "very likely" to sign the deal if it reaches...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington.
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February 12, 2019 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement Tuesday that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican...
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In this Jan. 25, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
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January 31, 2019 - 9:50 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — No televised roundtables with Cabinet secretaries. No freewheeling speeches from the Oval Office. No shouted comments on his way to Marine One. Where's the president? While the federal government is open once again, President Donald Trump has...
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Negotiators are moving toward an agreement to temporarily reopen the federal government while talks continue on a border wall, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, though they cautioned the plan has yet to receive final sign-off from all s
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January 25, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By Kaitlan Collins, Phil Mattingly and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump conceded Friday to mounting pressure that he reopen the federal government, agreeing to a temporary funding measure that would allow federal employees to return to work but that does not include the billions of...
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The Capitol at sunset after the Senate rejected competing Democratic and Republican proposals for ending the partial government shutdown, which is the longest in the nation's history, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 25, 2019 - 6:46 am
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate voted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 35-day partial government shutdown, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber after speaking about his plan to move a 1,300-page spending measure, which includes $5.7 billion to fund President Donald Trump's proposed wall.
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January 23, 2019 - 6:51 am
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald...
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Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump
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January 22, 2019 - 4:09 pm
By Clare Foran and Ted Barrett (CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday that he expects a key vote will take place Thursday on legislation to fund President Donald Trump's border wall and reopen shuttered parts of the government. In a Senate floor speech, the...
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