Mitch McConnell Says He May Not Support Trump-Backed Candidates: ‘The Only Thing I Care About Is Electability’

In an interview with Politico published on Sunday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he may not endorse candidates former President Donald Trump backs in the 2022 midterm elections. Trump has indicated that he will seek to maintain an active presence in conservative politics, vowing to support primary challengers against lawmakers he believes wronged […]

Mitch McConnell Is ‘Finished As A Leader’ Due To Decision To Acquit Donald Trump, Reporter Says

In a letter to his Republican colleagues on Saturday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell revealed he plans to vote to acquit former President Donald Trump in the Senate impeachment trial. Despite his public support of Trump, Newsmax White House Correspondent Emerald Robinson argued that McConnell privately wants to convict the real estate mogul. “Mitch McConnell […]

Mitch McConnell Announces He Will Vote To Acquit Donald Trump

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday that he will vote to acquit former President Donald Trump in the upper chamber’s impeachment trial. Per Politico, in a letter sent to his Republican colleagues, McConnell said that he cannot convict Trump because he is no longer in office. “While a close call, I am persuaded that […]

Ralph Nader Says Mitch McConnell Might Vote To Convict Donald Trump To Save GOP

In an op-ed for Common Dreams, former presidential candidate Ralph Nader speculated that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell might be planning to “break” with Donald Trump for the sake of the Republican Party. Notably, Nader used his piece to predict what McConnell is currently thinking in the lead-up to the next week’s Senate trial on […]

Chuck Schumer & Mitch McConnell Reach Deal To Organize Split Senate

Almost a month after the Democrats gained majority power in the U.S. Senate following their two victories in Georgia, they will finally be able to exert functional control after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell reached a deal on Wednesday, as reported by The Hill. After weeks of negotiation, Schumer announced […]

Mitch McConnell Calls Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Embrace Of Conspiracy Theories A ‘Cancer’ For Republicans

On Monday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a scathing critique of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, calling her efforts to promote conspiracy theories a “cancer for the Republican Party,” as reported by the Associated Press. While the Kentucky senator did not name Greene directly, he didn’t conceal his disdain for what he described as the […]

Steve Bannon Says Mitch McConnell Is ‘Terrified’ Of A Real Defense Of Donald Trump

In an interview with Revolver News published on Sunday, former White House strategist Steve Bannon addressed Donald Trump’s forthcoming impeachment trial and his break with his defense team. According to Bannon, the South Carolina lawyers bailed on Trump because of their adherence to a concept promoted by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Lindsey […]

Mitch McConnell Is Helping ‘Destroy The Establishment GOP,’ Commentator Says

Political commentator John Cardillo — who supported former President Donald Trump — claimed on Tuesday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is aiding in the destruction of establishment Republicans. “McConnell is helping us destroy the establishment GOP,” he tweeted. “Voting for conviction in a sham ‘trial’ presided over by Leahy, one of the prosecutors and […]

Mitch McConnell Is Reportedly ‘Scared To Death’ Of Corporate America’s Response To Riots

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was allegedly rattled by corporate America’s response to the Capitol riots that sparked former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment, The New Yorker reported. GOP strategist Stuart Stevens spoke to the publication and suggested that this fear played a role in McConnell’s decision to break with Trump after the storming of […]

Mitch McConnell Threatened Donald Trump Against Pardons For Assange & Snowden, Commentator Suggests

Conservative commentator Mike Cernovich on Tuesday suggested that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech on the upper chamber floor the same day was a veiled threat aimed at Donald Trump to prevent him from pardoning Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. “Mitch’s shot across the bow, letting Trump know he had better keep his dog collar […]

Mitch McConnell Is Reportedly Happy Democrats Are Trying To Impeach Donald Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pleased with the Democratic Party’s plan to impeach Donald Trump, The New York Times reported. According to the publication, people close to McConnell claim he believes Trump committed impeachable offenses and is confident that the push for impeachment will make it easier to “purge” him from the Republican Party. […]

Mitch McConnell Circulates Procedures For Second Impeachment Trial Of Donald Trump

On Friday, outgoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell circulated a memo to Republican senators that outlined the procedure for holding another impeachment trial for President Donald Trump. According to The Washington Post, which obtained a copy of the document, McConnell told his colleagues that proceedings would most likely occur after President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated. […]

Joe Biden Says Josh Hawley & Ted Cruz Should Not Resign, Praises Mitch McConnell

At a press conference on Friday, President-elect Joe Biden said that Republican Senators Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas should not resign. According to a video clip from The Hill, which can be viewed below, Biden was asked point blank whether Hawley and Cruz should offer their resignations in light of Wednesday’s […]

Mitch McConnell Says Overturning Election Would Push Democracy Into A ‘Death Spiral’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday rebuked Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the Electoral College results, The Hill reported. “If this election were overturned by mere allegations from the losing side, our democracy would enter a death spiral. We’d never see the whole nation accept the election again,” he said in the upper chamber. […]

Mitch McConnell Mocked As Democrats Projected To Win Both Georgia Races, Taking Republicans Out Of Power

Mitch McConnell is taking some heat online after Democratic candidates were projected to win both Senate runoff races in Georgia, taking control away from Republicans and the title of majority leader away from McConnell. Dave Wasserman, editor of The Cook Political Report and an expert in political forecasting, took to Twitter to project that both […]

Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky Home Vandalized As Anger Over Blocked Stimulus Payment Grows

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Kentucky was reportedly vandalized as anger over the blocked $2,000 stimulus payments grows and the politician has taken much of the blame. As WDRB reported, someone spray-painted the words “Weres [sic] my money” on the Republican senator’s front door, an apparent reference to the direct payments to Americans […]

Donald Trump Wants Republicans To Lose Georgia Senate Runoffs To Spite Mitch McConnell, Democrat Says

President Donald Trump wants the Republican candidates to lose the upcoming U.S. Senate runoff races in Georgia just to spite Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, a Democrat claims. Trump has been publicly at odds with McConnell for the past week, ever since the president’s surprise announcement that he did not support the bipartisan coronavirus stimulus […]

Mitch McConnell Earns Pushback From His Own Party After Calling $2,000 Stimulus Checks ‘Socialism’

Sen. Mitch McConnell is earning some pushback from his own party, with one of Donald Trump’s top allies speaking out in favor of the $2,000 stimulus checks to Americans that McConnell is reportedly holding back. As The Hill noted, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham pushed back against the characterization that the payments would amount to […]

Mitch McConnell Reportedly Preparing ‘Poison Pill’ To Thwart Democrats And Doom $2,000 Stimulus Checks

Sen. Mitch McConnell is reportedly preparing a “poison pill” bill intended to put Democrats in a difficult spot and doom the chance of passing $2,000 stimulus checks for Americans. As Talking Points Memo reported, the Senate majority leader is trying to sink the proposal that would more than double the $600 direct payments agreed to […]

Mitch McConnell Didn’t Want Donald Trump To Win The Election, Journalist Says

In a Monday piece for The Intercept, journalist Ryan Grim argued that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t want Donald Trump to win re-election. The writer noted McConnell’s longtime opposition to a second round of stimulus checks before the election and his focus on helping Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, whose Senate races […]

Donald Trump Might Be Signaling To Georgia Voters To Turn On Mitch McConnell, Commentator Says

After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared to score a victory with the new $900 billion coronavirus aid package, President Donald Trump blew up Republican plans and demanded new legislation that offers $2,000 stimulus payments for Americans — effectively supporting progressive calls for higher checks. According to progressive commentator Sam Seder, Trump’s recent announcement has […]

Report Raises Questions About Mitch McConnell’s Margin Of Victory, Calling It ‘Water Into Wine-Style Miracle’

A new report is raising questions about Mitch McConnell’s margin of victory in his Senate reelection, saying that a resounding win despite a very low approval rating appears to be a “turning water into wine-style miracle.” The analysis from DCReport noted that going into 2020, many voters in Kentucky appeared to be angry with McConnell’s […]

Unfortunate Placement In Mitch McConnell’s COVID-19 Vaccine Post Has Some Thinking He’s Posing With KKK Member

Mitch McConnell took to Twitter to share a picture of himself getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but those who scrolled a little too quickly through their feed may have seen something very different. The Senate majority leader took to social media on Friday to share an image of himself wearing a mask and standing beside a […]

Mitch McConnell Has Decided To ‘Cut His Losses’ With Donald Trump To Maintain Power, Columnist Says

In a Friday op-ed for The Nation, columnist Sasha Abramsky spotlighted the purported clash taking place within the Republican Party in the wake of the Electoral College confirming Democratic Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election. In particular, it touched on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s recognition of Biden as president-elect and his […]

Mitch McConnell Struggles To Hold Back Tears As He Pays Tribute To Sen. Lamar Alexander

In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell struggled to hold back tears as he paid tribute to outgoing Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, his longtime friend and colleague. According to a video clip Politico posted to Twitter, which can be viewed below, McConnell said that he leaned on Alexander’s […]

Mitch McConnell Says ‘Of Course’ There Will Be A Peaceful Transfer Of Power

Amid U.S President Donald Trump’s claims of voter fraud, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters in Kentucky on Friday that there would be a peaceful transfer of power if the Republican loses reelection, The Hill reported. “Of course,” he said when pressed on the issue in a press conference. “We’ve had a peaceful transfer […]

Mitch McConnell Says ‘Every Legal Vote’ Needs To Be Counted

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to Twitter on Friday to say that “every legal vote” in the 2020 presidential election needs to be counted. As the race grew tighter on Thursday, President Donald Trump doubled down on his remarks that there was widespread voter fraud taking place in the November 3 contest during a […]

GOP All But Certain To Keep Senate After Democrats Spend Over $1 Billion To Flip Seats

According to data released Thursday by The Daily Poster, Democrats have spent more than $1 billion on competitive Senate races this election cycle. Despite record spending, they have not achieved much, since the Republican Party is all but certain to maintain a firm grip on the upper chamber. In North Carolina, Democratic candidate Cal Cunningham […]

Mitch McConnell Holds Senate Seat For Seventh Term

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was just re-elected for yet another term on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. This marks the seventh senate victory of McConnell’s career, and also gives him the honor of being the state’s longest-serving senator. McConnell defeated Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot. Though the veteran politician […]

Medical Experts Explain The Likely Reason For Mitch McConnell’s Badly Discolored Hands

Mitch McConnell’s badly discolored hands may have a simple explanation, a pair of medical experts claim. The U.S. Senate majority leader sparked concern this week when he was seen with bandages and black-and-blue bruises on his hands along with what appeared to be more bruises on his face. The appearance sparked speculation that he may […]

Mitch McConnell Insists He Is In Good Health After Photos Show Bruises On Face, Hands

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brushed off questions about his health. As The Hill journalist Scott Wong reported via Twitter, the top Republican was asked by a reporter if he is feeling well, but he ignored the question. After the reporter asked whether there is an issue voters should be aware of, McConnell […]

Mitch McConnell Breaks With Donald Trump & Refuses $1.8 Trillion Coronavirus Deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday told reporters that he is not on board with a coronavirus deal with a price tag between $1.8 trillion and $2.2 trillion, which are the two current goalposts being proposed amid talks between Democratic lawmakers and Donald Trump’s White House. According to The Hill, McConnell is preparing to […]

Tom Bergeron Lets Loose In Rage Room, Takes Swipe At Mitch McConnell, & Responds To Fan’s Tyra Banks Diss

Tom Bergeron found a fun way to take out all his feelings of frustration over everything horrible that has happened in 2020. After sharing an Instagram video that showed him letting loose in a rage room, he responded to a comment about what many Dancing with the Stars fans considered one of this year’s negative […]

Protesters Gather Outside Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky Home After His Statement On Supreme Court Vacancy

Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky home was surrounded by protesters this weekend after the Senate majority leader issued a statement saying he intended to lead the process to fill a Supreme Court vacancy left after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an apparent reversal from his stance in 2016. As Fox News reported, a group of close […]

Mitch McConnell Has A Crucial Weakness That Could Shift Impending Supreme Court Battle, Writer Says

In a Saturday piece for The New Yorker, staff writer Jane Mayer argued that Mitch McConnell has a crucial weakness that could impact the upcoming Supreme Court battle set to take place in the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. According to the writer, Democrats should not focus on highlighting McConnell’s hypocrisy in his push […]

Joe Biden Weighs In On When Next Supreme Court Justice Should Be Picked

Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, honoring the late Supreme Court Justice and weighing in on when he believes is the right time to fill her vacant seat, as The Guardian reported. Biden, who was a senator when Ginsburg was nominated to the Court […]

Donald Trump Says Republicans Must Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Without Delay’

On Saturday, President Donald Trump urged fellow Republicans to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “without delay,” Fox News reported. “@GOP We were put in this position of power and importance to make decisions for the people who so proudly elected us, the most important of which has long been considered to […]

Mitch McConnell Vows Senate Will Move Forward With Vote To Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg In Stark Reversal

Mitch McConnell said on Friday that whoever President Donald Trump picks to replace the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will get a Senate floor vote. As CNBC reported, McConnell released a statement hours after it was announced that Ginsburg had passed from complications due to pancreatic cancer, saying that he would hold a confirmation […]

Mitch McConnell Slams Amy McGrath’s New Ad As ‘Racist’ Against His Wife

On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to attacks from his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, Fox News reported. McConnell slammed McGrath for releasing a “racist” advertisement that seemed to target his wife Elaine Chao, who is of Chinese descent. In her ad, McGrath — who is a former Marine pilot — accused McConnell of […]

Mitch McConnell Reportedly Allowing Republicans To ‘Do Whatever It Takes To Salvage Their Campaigns’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is concerned that the Republican Party might lose control of the upper chamber in November, according to a Friday report from CNN. Citing multiple sources briefed on the matter, the publication reported that McConnell is allowing GOP candidates to “do whatever it takes to salvage their campaigns” ahead of the […]

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Says Republicans Are ‘Acting Like A Party Who Understands They Are About To Get Creamed’

In a scathing monologue on Friday, MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes slammed Republicans in Senate, Mediaite reported. “Of all the crazy things happening right now, and there are a lot, the craziest might be something that’s not happening,” Hayes began, pointing out that the GOP-controlled upper chamber is in recess even though thousands of Americans are […]

Republicans Reject Donald Trump’s Suggestion To Delay November Election

On Thursday, Republicans in the United States Congress rejected President Donald Trump’s suggestion to delay the November election, Forbes reported. In an interview with WNKY, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointed out that the United States has never postponed an election. “We’ll cope with whatever the situation is and have the election on Nov. 3 […]

Mitch McConnell Dismisses President Trump’s Suggestion To Move Election Day

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not plan to work with Donald Trump to delay the upcoming election. The possibility of delaying the established election date of November 3 was floated on Thursday morning by the president via his Twitter page. This prompted an immediate flurry of discussion across social media, and it did […]

Mitch McConnell Wears Tan Suit On Visit To The White House, Which Was A ‘Scandal’ For Barack Obama

Mitch McConnell was seen wearing a tan suit during a visit to the White House on Monday, leading many supporters of Barack Obama to remember how it was considered a “scandal” for a number of conservative media figures when the former president did the same. McConnell was seen wearing the outfit in a picture shared […]

Mike Pence Is ‘Repudiating’ Donald Trump As Republicans Prepare To ‘Abandon’ The President, MSNBC Analyst Says

During an appearance on Morning Joe on Tuesday, network analyst John Heilemann claimed that Vice President Mike Pence is distancing himself from President Donald Trump as Republicans prepare to “abandon” the president. Although Heilemann contended that Republicans are not yet at this point, he claimed that “the day will come” when they will leave Trump […]

Charles Booker Edges Into The Lead To Take On Mitch McConnell In Kentucky Senate Race

Charles Booker moved into the lead in Kentucky’s Democratic Senate primary, where the winner will take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the party hopes to flip the Senate. As WDRB reported, Booker had been trailing Amy McGrath for much of the early vote counting but moved into the lead with close to 80 […]

Mitch McConnell Slammed On Twitter After Urging ‘Equal Protection Of The Law’ For People Of All Demographics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing backlash after urging for “equal protection of the law” for people across all demographics. “When Black Americans tell us they do not feel safe in their own communities, we need to listen. When citizens lack faith in our justice system, we need to respond. And when the equal […]

Joe Scarborough Slams ‘Chokehold Mitch’ McConnell, Calls For Up Or Down Vote On Ban

“Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday morning, calling the senator “Chokehold Mitch” for his expected move to block a Senate bill that would ban the sometimes-deadly practice, MSNBC reported. Scarborough also called for Republican senators to demand an “up/down” vote on the issue. Scarborough hosted a panel discussion […]

Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat Could Be In Trouble After Poll Shows Democratic Challenger In The Lead

Mitch McConnell’s Senate seat could be in trouble as a new poll shows Democratic challenger Amy McGrath with a slim lead. As Newsweek reported, polling from RMB Group showed that McGrath had the support of 41 percent of Kentucky voters to 40 percent for McConnell — with the potential for a much larger lead. “However, […]

Republicans Reportedly Concerned Donald Trump May Cost Them Senate

According to a Saturday report from The Hill, Republicans in the United States Senate are growing increasingly concerned that President Donald Trump has alienated moderate voters. GOP leaders reportedly fear that Trump’s aggressive response to the nationwide protests over George Floyd’s death could help the Democrats take control of the upper chamber. The president’s attempt […]