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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
Date Title
Oct. 18, 2018 The Washington Post - I'm Proud of Our Vote to Confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Oct. 12, 2018 McConnell Statement on the Release of Pastor Andrew Brunson
Oct. 12, 2018 Tweet - "Thanks to the hard work of @chuckgrassley and the @senjudiciary Committee, we've been able to confirm 84 of @POTUS' judges during this Congress to lifetime appointments on the federal bench--including two Supreme Court Justices and a record number of circuit court judges. #SCOTUS"
Oct. 11, 2018 Political Climate
Oct. 11, 2018 Nominations
Oct. 11, 2018 Tweet - "The Senate's list of accomplishments keeps growing. Water #infrastructure, FAA reauthorization, and a landmark #opioids bill are the latest additions to the accomplishments of the 115th Congress."
Oct. 11, 2018 Hurricane Michael
Oct. 11, 2018 Tax Reform
Oct. 11, 2018 Tweet - "The Senate has confirmed President Trump's judicial nominees at a historic pace -- 84 total, including Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, 29 circuit judges, and 53 district court judges."
Oct. 11, 2018 McConnell Statement on Lt. Burman of Kentucky
Oct. 10, 2018 McConnell Measure Saves Rough River Residents from Costly Payments; Bill Now Goes to President for Signature
Oct. 10, 2018 S. 3021
Oct. 10, 2018 Tweet - "America's Water Infrastructure Act is a major step toward meeting the challenge of improving our nation's infrastructure. From dams, levees, and flood control to safer drinking water and sewage systems, this legislation meets all sorts of pressing needs."
Oct. 10, 2018 Healthcare
Oct. 10, 2018 The Economy
Oct. 10, 2018 McConnell Secures Kentucky Priorities in Water Infrastructure Bill; Measure Now Heads to President
Oct. 10, 2018 Tweet - "Unemployment in America has now fallen to 3.7 percent. That's our lowest unemployment rate since 1969. Let's be clear: Government itself is not creating this prosperity. Republicans know that growth starts with workers and entrepreneurs."
Oct. 9, 2018 Designating the United States Courthouse Located At 300 South Fourth Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota, As the ``Diana E. Murphy United States Courthouse''
Oct. 9, 2018 Tweet - "Saturday's vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh was also a victory for the Senate, and for the integrity of our institution. Justice Kavanaugh will be a thoughtful, fair-minded justice who's committed to applying our laws and Constitution as they are actually written."
Oct. 7, 2018 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript: McConnell on Marshalling the Votes to Confirm Kavanaugh
Oct. 7, 2018 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Supreme Court Confirmation Process
Oct. 6, 2018 Tweet - "I'm proud of the Senate for confirming Brett Michael Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States."
Oct. 6, 2018 Tweet - "Judge Kavanaugh is among the very best our nation has to offer. He will make the Senate and the country proud. He will serve with distinction on our highest court. He unquestionably deserves confirmation. And the country deserves such a Supreme Court Justice. #ConfirmKavanaugh"
Oct. 5, 2018 Tweet - "When we vote later this morning, we will not only be deciding whether to elevate a stunningly-qualified judge to our highest court. Not anymore. Not after all this. The United States Senate will also be making a statement."
Oct. 5, 2018 Executive Session
Oct. 4, 2018 Tweet - "The FBI has completed yet another background investigation on Judge Kavanaugh and delivered its results to the Senate. The fact is that these allegations have not been corroborated. Not in the new FBI investigation, not anywhere."
Oct. 4, 2018 Tweet - "When the noise fades, what's left is a distinguished nominee with a unanimously well qualified rating from the American Bar Association (the Democrats' gold standard). A man whom peers and colleagues praise in the strongest terms. That's Judge Kavanaugh."
Oct. 4, 2018 Executive Session
Oct. 4, 2018 Tweet - "I was proud to file cloture on Judge Kavanaugh's nomination yesterday evening. And I will be proud to vote to advance his nomination tomorrow."
Oct. 3, 2018 Tweet - "The Senate voted today to pass landmark legislation to combat the #opioidcrisis, including my #CAREERAct, which helps recovering individuals find their footing and stay sober. The bill now goes to @POTUS' desk for his signature."
Oct. 3, 2018 Tweet - "I just filed cloture on Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. There will be plenty of time for Members to review and be briefed on this supplemental material before a Friday cloture vote."
Oct. 3, 2018 Tweet - "Does anyone really think that the same people who called Judge Kavanaugh "evil" long before they heard one word of testimony will be satisfied? It's time to put this embarrassing spectacle behind us, and vote on this impressive, stunningly qualified Supreme Court nominee."
Oct. 3, 2018 Senate to Send Landmark Opioid Legislation to POTUS; Includes Two Provisions Secured by Senator McConnell
Oct. 3, 2018 Tweet - "This body and this nation have spent months watching my friends across the aisle grasp at every imaginable excuse to delay this process and damage this nominee. If they had their way, the goalposts on Judge Kavanaugh's nomination would be in another time zone by now."
Oct. 2, 2018 Tweet - "Democrats may be trying to move the goalposts every five minutes, but their goal has not moved an inch. They will not be satisfied unless they bring down Judge Kavanaugh's nomination."
Oct. 2, 2018 Tweet - "Democrats' mishandling of Dr. Ford's letter opened the floodgates for a deluge of uncorroborated, unbelievable mud from others. And the mudslide was cheered on, and capitalized on by the far left that has been so eager to stop this nomination. Just politics? I don't think so."
Oct. 2, 2018 Tweet - "After the FBI shares what they've found, Senators will have the opportunity to vote. We'll have the opportunity to vote "no" on the politics of personal destruction. We'll have the opportunity to vote "yes" on this fine nominee."
Oct. 2, 2018 McConnell Applauds Committee Vote on Camp Nelson and Mill Springs
Oct. 2, 2018 Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017
Oct. 1, 2018 Executive Calendar - Continued
Oct. 1, 2018 Lawmakers Who Survived Sexual Assault Demand Halt to Kavanaugh Hearings
Oct. 1, 2018 Tweet - "The Democratic Leader and the ranking Democrat on the Committee both said recently that an FBI investigation can be completed in less than a week. Let me make a small prediction -- soon enough the goalposts will be on the move once again."
Oct. 1, 2018 Tweet - "The confirmation process for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, one of the most qualified and most impressive Supreme Court nominees in our nation's history, is moving forward."
Sept. 28, 2018 Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh
Sept. 28, 2018 Tweet - " Earlier today, our colleagues on @senjudiciary concluded their thorough, months-long consideration of Judge Kavanaugh's nomination and voted to advance it to the Senate floor with a favorable recommendation."
Sept. 28, 2018 Tweet - "Brett Kavanaugh is one of the most qualified and most impressive Supreme Court nominees in memory. This is a nomination that deserves to move forward -- and that is precisely what is happening."
Sept. 28, 2018 Tweet - "Today, with the unanimous support of my conference, the Senate will proceed to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States."
Sept. 28, 2018 President Signs Major Appropriations Package Into Law
Sept. 27, 2018 McConnell: I Will Proudly Vote to Confirm Judge Kavanaugh
Sept. 26, 2018 McConnell Announces Appointment of Kentuckian to National Board Recognizing Public Safety Officers
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