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Mitch McConnell’s Spectacularly Tone-Deaf ‘Partisan Politics’ Rant Backfires

In a piece posted on the Fox News website titled“Will Dems work with us, or simply put partisan politics ahead of the country?”McConnell gloated that a “unified Republican government” led to “a period of historic productivity” over the past two years. He also said bipartisanship wasn’t dead and clai

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-11-14 06:00:14

Lindsey Graham backs Robert Mueller protection bill, calls on Mitch McConnell to allow vote

Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, told reporters that “I would certainly vote for it,”according toReuters news agency.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-11-13 22:11:00

RIP: Ian Millhiser will never forgive Cocaine Mitch McConnell for killing MERRICK F**KING GARLAND

You might have missed it, but Sen. Mitch McConnell wrote an op-ed Tuesday asking, “Will Democrats work with us, or simply put partisan politics ahead of the country.”

TWITCHY - 2018-11-13 19:18:33

Sen. Mitch McConnell: Will Dems work with us, or simply put partisan politics ahead of the country?

Last Tuesday I was proud to see that the American people voted keep Republicans in control of the U.S. Senate. But we also learned that, come January, the Republican Senate majority will be dealing with a House of Representatives under Democratic control.

FOX NEWS - 2018-11-13 19:10:45

McConnell: The American People Didn’t Vote for What They Voted For

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has anop-edarguing that these results prove that America wants the Republican Party to continue his policy of refusing to investigate the Executive Branch’slong listof misconduct. Here, in its entirety, is the relevant portion of McConnell’s case against invest

NYMAG.COM - 2018-11-13 23:23:04

McConnell: Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US | Leafly

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., left, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, reads from notes on the farm bill as he speaks with reporters following a closed door luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 26, 2018. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

LEAFLY.COM - 2018-11-12 19:03:09

Mitch McConnell Trotted Out a Brand New Op-Ed and All Anyone Could Think of Was Merrick Garland

Senate Majority LeaderMitch McConnell(R-Ky.)trotted out a brand new Fox News op-edon Tuesday afternoon, headlined “Will Dems work with us, or simply put partisan politics ahead of the country?” Most of the article touted the Republican-controlled Senate’s accomplishments combating the opioid crisis,

LAWANDCRIME.COM - 2018-11-13 20:20:00

Pelosi scrambles to secure the gavel while McConnell, Schumer, McCarthy cruise to easy wins

House and Senate lawmakers return to Congress this week to choose Republican and Democratic leaders for the next Congress, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., won't be one of them.

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-11-13 05:00:22

Mitch McConnell accuses Democrats of partisanship in op-ed for Fox News

To welcome the new Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell penned an op-ed for Fox News to claim that he and the Republicans in the Senate are in favor of bipartisanship, while the Democrats are not:

MIDDLEAMERICANDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-11-14 00:46:15

McConnell says hemp provision will be in farm bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Farm bill negotiators in Congress have struggled to resolve differences over work requirements for food stamp recipients, but the Senate's top Republican guarantees the final version will include legalization of hemp.

WISFARMER.COM - 2018-11-13 04:18:00

McConnell, top Republicans dismiss concerns over Whitaker appointment

"All the Cabinet members serve at the pleasure of the President. He's decided to make a change," McConnell said. "I think this will be an interim, a very interim AG. I expect we'll get a new nominee pretty quickly for the job."

CNN

Democrat leader is asked how they will pay for healthcare plan – her response is surprising

Seema Nanda, the CEO of the Democratic National Committee, had a surprising response when pressed on how Democrats plan to pay for Medicare for All, a plan for universal healthcare that many are advocating.

THE BLAZE - 2018-11-13 20:10:30

McConnell says farm bill to include provision legalizing hemp

"They will be," McConnell told reporters in Kentucky on Friday, asked about the hemp provisions. "If there's a farm bill it will be in there, I guarantee you that. We're trying right now to make sure there's a farm bill and before the end of the year."

THE HILL

McConnell says legislation protecting Mueller not necessary

But his comments on Friday come as Trump's decision to oust Attorney GeneralJeff Sessionshas sparked new concerns among Democrats, and some Republicans, that Trump may be trying to interfere in the investigation, which has has decried as a "witch hunt."Actingattorney general Matthew Whitaker has bee

THE HILL

Rick Scott pretends to be ‘senator-elect’ even though he hasn’t won

Florida election officialsare recountingvotes in the contest between Scott, the state’s outgoing governor, and Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. Scott currently has a lead of only 0.15 percent, according to unofficial results. Florida law calls for a machine recount for margins below half a per

SHAREBLUE.COM - 2018-11-12 17:27:53

McConnell Warns Pelosi: "Presidential Harassment" May Not Be Good Strategy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) suggested during a post-midterm press conference on Wednesday that "harassing" President Trump may not be a smart strategy from Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats.

REALCLEARPOLITICS

Mitch McConnell Guarantees Industrial Hemp Legalization

McConnell said he’s visited several hemp processors over the past few months, and one thing that occurred to him was the international implications of hemp legalization. Executives based in countries like Australia and major investors have expressed interest in the hemp business, he said, signaling

MARIJUANAMOMENT.NET

GOP's McConnell signals surrender in health care crusade

Three weeks ago, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) raised a few eyebrows with some candid comments about his plans for the next session of Congress. Despite the Affordable Care Act’s growing popularity, the Republican leader told Reuters that his party would likelytry to repeal“Obamacar

MSNBC

McConnell: Mueller protection bill won't come up for a vote

The Senate Majority Leader also said Kentucky Republicans are in "great shape" for Bevin's upcoming re-election bid Senator Mitch McConnell held a press conference on Friday to discuss the results of Tuesday's elections. FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller'

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McConnell: ‘The Mueller investigation is not under threat'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, flanked by Sen. John Thune and Majority Whip John Cornyn speaks with reporters following their weekly policy meetings, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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