Senator Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
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12/06/17 McConnell Announces Senate's Republican Members of the Tax Reform Conference Committee 12/06/17 Tweet - "A vote for this short-term CR will help maintain our military & continue the important work of federal agencies. And it will provide states with the certainty to continue to CHIP until a bipartisan reauthorization agreement is finalized." 12/06/17 Tweet - "With the cooperation of our Democrat colleagues, Congress will pass a short-term CR before the end of this week." 12/05/17 Tweet - "By approving a short-term CR, we can continue the crucial functions of the federal government while we work with our colleagues in the House and @POTUS to finalize a long-term plan." 12/05/17 Tweet - "The CR is a clean bill with no controversial policy-riders. It also includes a provision to assure states of the future of CHIP while a bipartisan reauthorization agreement is completed." 12/05/17 Tweet - "Last night, our colleagues in the House voted to send #TaxReform legislation to a conference committee, adding progress in our years-long effort to deliver real relief to the American people. I look forward to the #Senate voting to join the conference this week." 12/04/17 Tweet - "The House has released its legislative text, one without any controversial policy riders, to fund the government through December 22. The #Senate will pass it before the end of this week." 12/04/17 Tweet - "#Senate Republicans believe that #TaxReform will jump start the #economy and help the middle class, while Democrats seems to be quite content with slow growth and little opportunity. @FaceTheNation" 12/03/17 McConnell on ABC's "This Week' and CBS's "Face the Nation' 12/03/17 Wall Street Journal - Tax Reform: What's in It for You 12/01/17 Tweet - "#Smallbusiness and job creators need a tax system that makes it easier to grow, to invest, and to hire. We need to deliver #TaxReform to the American people." 12/01/17 Joint Statement from Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan on Misleading Democrat Claims About Tax Reform 12/01/17 Tweet - "BREAKING → The #Senate has passed this once-in-a-generation #TaxReform bill." 11/30/17 Tweet - By passing #TaxReform we are able to discourage corporations from moving jobs and investments overseas. Which will be a welcomed relief for America's working families who endured a decade of lost jobs and opportunities. 11/30/17 Tweet - This is our once-in-a-generation opportunity to take more money out of Washington's pocket and put more money into the pockets of hardworking families. #TaxReform 11/29/17 Tweet - #Senate #TaxReform bill is "Exactly what #SmallBusiness owners & entrepreneurs need right now in order to grow' 11/29/17 Tweet - Passing #TaxReform is the single most important thing we can do right now to shift the #economy into high gear and deliver much-needed relief to American families. 11/29/17 Tweet - Kentuckians could see, "the boost to after-tax incomes for middle-income families," of nearly $2,000. #TaxReform 11/29/17 Tweet - The #Senate will soon take the important next step toward fixing the #tax code and helping middle class families keep more of their hard-earned money. We'll vote to begin debate on this once-in-a-generation opportunity for #TaxReform. 11/29/17 Tweet - For years, #Senate Democrats have called for #TaxReform. What happened? 11/29/17 Tweet - The #Senate has taken another important step tonight towards giving Americans the #TaxReform they deserve. 11/28/17 Tweet - I look forward to discussing with @POTUS this afternoon our shared goals as we continue collaborating to pass legislation, including #TaxReform, and send it to his desk for signature. 11/27/17 Tweet - #TaxReform represents the single most important thing we can do right now to grow our #economy, help support good #jobs, and boost the middle class. This is our once-in-a-generation opportunity, and we should meet the challenge. 11/27/17 Tweet - This week, the #Senate will continue our years-long efforts toward #taxreform. Under the leadership of Chairman @senorrinhatch, the Senate @GOPSenFinance Committee reported out legislation to replace our complex and outdated tax code. 11/27/17 Tweet - Our #TaxReform plan doubles the child tax credit, preserves the adoption tax credit, and roughly doubles the standard deduction to reduce how much income is taxed in the first place. 11/27/17 Tweet - Here's the bottom line: we want to take more money out of Washington & put more money into the pockets of the middle class. #TaxReform 11/21/17 Helping Kentucky Families 11/17/17 McConnell Praises Finance Committee Action on Tax Reform Legislation 11/16/17 McConnell Statement on House Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 11/16/17 Tweet - There's another important provision of the @GOPSenFinance #TaxReform. It repeals #Obamacare's individual mandate tax in order to deliver even more relief to the middle class 11/16/17 Tweet - Today the #Senate will continue to fulfill its important responsibility of providing advice and consent on @POTUS' nominations. This week, we have confirmed talented individuals in @USDOT, @USDOL, and @DeptofDefense. 11/16/17 Tweet - Repealing an unpopular tax from an unworkable law to give middle class families more #TaxRelief just makes sense. Especially since the individual mandate tax hits so many low and middle income Americans. 11/16/17 Tweet - Passing #TaxReform is the single most important thing we can do right now to support those left behind by the Obama #economy. 11/16/17 Tweet - With House passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we are one big step closer to putting more money in the pockets of millions of struggling American families so they can pay their bills, save for their future and invest for their children. 11/16/17 Tweet - @GOPSenFinance Committee Chairman @senorrinhatch has laid down a #TaxReform proposal that is premised on a simple idea: that we should take more money out of Washington's pocket, and put more money in the pockets of the middle-class. 11/16/17 Tweet - Our tax code is broken. 1: rates are too high & Americans are sending too much of their hard-earned money to Uncle Sam 2: its structure is too complicated & it's too easy for well-connected to exploit 3: it encourages Americans jobs & companies to move overseas #TaxReform 11/15/17 Tweet - #SmallBusiness and hardworking Americans deserve a tax code that works for them. They deserve relief. That's why this Congress & the @WhiteHouse are working hard to pass #TaxReform. 11/15/17 Tweet - In addition to the #TaxReform markup in @GOPSenFinance, @EnergyGOP will begin its consideration of an important proposal to support good #jobs, our #energy future, and our national security. 11/15/17 Tweet - I hope Democrats will continue to stand by their strong statements in support of #TaxReform today, because while the occupant of the Oval Office may have changed the need certainly hasn't. 11/14/17 Tweet - Kentuckians could see, "the boost to after-tax incomes for middle-income families," of nearly $2,000. #TaxReform 11/14/17 Tweet - We have a lot of work ahead of us but we are committed to getting #TaxReform done for the American people. I hope that #Senate Dems join us. Neither the ideas nor the need has changed. The only change has been the occupant of the White House. 11/13/17 Tweet - #ICYMI → 'Middle class biggest winners in #Senate tax plan' via @politico #TaxReform 11/13/17 Tweet - "Moderate-income people would consistently see the largest percentage declines in their tax bills..." via @politico #TaxReform 11/13/17 Tweet - The @GOPSenFinance Committee has been laser-focused on reducing taxes and providing #TaxReform for the middle class 11/13/17 Tweet - The #Senate #TaxReform bill "would boost the #economy' and lead to "higher wages and…an additional 925,000 full-time equivalent #jobs' 11/13/17 Tweet - Under the leadership of Chairman @senorrinhatch, the @GOPSenFinance Committee will consider a #TaxReform plan that has been years and dozens of hearing in the making. 11/09/17 Tweet - Chairman @senorrinhatch & @GOPSenFinance will lay out the legislative proposal for #TaxReform. It's the product of a lot of hard work, and I look forward to its release later today. 11/09/17 Tweet - The @GOPSenFinance, under the leadership of Chairman @senorrinhatch, has put forward much needed #TaxReform that will give hard-working, middle-class families more money in their pockets, more economic opportunity and security, and more jobs here at home. 11/09/17 McConnell Says Tax Bill "A Big Step Forward In Turning The Ship Around For American Families' 11/08/17 Tweet - Today, House @WaysandMeansGOP will continue to markup its proposal for #TaxReform. I would like to again commend Chairman @RepKevinBrady for his good work on the plan. Their hearings this week are building momentum to accomplish our goals for the American people.

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