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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
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Nov. 30, 2017 Tweet - Thanks to the leadership of @senjudiciary Chairman @ChuckGrassley, the #Senate has confirmed 3X the amount of Circuit Judges for @POTUS in his first year than President Obama.
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - The #Senate has confirmed another of @POTUS' "Extraordinary Circuit Court Judge[s]"= 3X Circuit Court Judges President Obama appointed in his 1st year
Nov. 27, 2017 Tweet - Today, the #Senate will consider 2 more @POTUS noms to the federal judiciary. 1st, we'll vote to confirm Dabney Friedrich to serve as a district court judge for DC. Then, advance the nomination of Gregory Katsas to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.
Nov. 15, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Mitch McConnell, Hearing on Nominations to Serve as Federal District Court Judges in Kentucky
Nov. 9, 2017 Senate Confirms Robert Duncan, Jr. of Kentucky to be U.S. Attorney
Nov. 6, 2017 Tweet - Last week, the #Senate was able to confirm 4 of @POTUS' judicial noms for lifetime positions on circuit courts
Nov. 6, 2017 Tweet - Exactly one week ago, I said the #Senate would confirm 4 excellent judicial nominees by the end of the week. That's exactly what happened.
Nov. 6, 2017 Tweet - Confirming @POTUS' nominees is an important part of the #Senate's business, & I urge my colleagues to work together so we can get this done.
Nov. 2, 2017 Tweet - The #Senate has confirmed 2 smart, strong, and talented women to serve on our nation's circuit courts this week, & today we'll confirm a 3rd
Nov. 2, 2017 Tweet - When confirmed today, Justice Allison Eid will be the 1st female Coloradan to serve on the Tenth Circuit.
Nov. 2, 2017 Tweet - Together w @POTUS & @ChuckGrassley, we'll continue to put judges on the courts who will uphold the law as it's written, not as they wish it.
Oct. 16, 2017 Remarks by President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Joint Press Conference
Sept. 14, 2017 Senate Confirms Russell Coleman of Kentucky to be U.S. Attorney
Sept. 7, 2017 McConnell Statement on Nomination of Rebecca Grady Jennings of Kentucky to Serve on U.S. District Court
July 14, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. McConnell, Hearing on the Nomination of John Bush
May 18, 2017 McConnell: Senate Judiciary Committee Supports Judge Thapar's Nomination; Now Goes to Full Senate
April 24, 2017 Senator McConnell Comments on Confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue to be USDA Secretary
March 20, 2017 McConnell Statement on Judge Thapar
Jan. 31, 2017 Judge Neil Gorsuch
Sept. 27, 2016 Hearing on the President's Power Plan
Sept. 7, 2016 Water Resources Development Act of 2016 - - Motion to Proceed - - Continued
June 23, 2016 McConnell Statement on SCOTUS Immigration Ruling
May 18, 2016 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy
April 26, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 7, 2016 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy
April 4, 2016 Senators File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Challenging Obama Administration's Immigration Executive Actions
March 21, 2016 Letter to the National Governors Association - Concerns Surrounding the Clean Power Plan (CPP)
March 16, 2016 Authorizing Testimony, Documentary Production, and Representation
March 16, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
Feb. 25, 2016 McConnell, Grassley Statement on Meeting with President Next Week
Feb. 23, 2016 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy
Feb. 23, 2016 34 Senators, 171 Representatives File Amicus Brief, Urge Circuit Court to Block EPA Attempt to Transform the Nation's Electricity Sector
Feb. 13, 2016 Justice Antonin Scalia
Feb. 10, 2016 Clean Power Plan Regulations
Feb. 9, 2016 McConnell Applauds SCOTUS Halt of President Obama's Anti-Coal Regs
June 29, 2015 McConnell Welcomes the Supreme Court's EPA Ruling
June 26, 2015 McConnell on the Supreme Court's Marriage Ruling
April 23, 2015 Lynch Nomination And Human Trafficking Legislation
Feb. 17, 2015 McConnell Statement on Federal Court Ruling Blocking President's Immigration Executive Overreach
Dec. 5, 2014 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: We Became 'Dysfunctional, a Place Where Nothing Happened,' Obama's Executive Amnesty 'Counterproductive'
Dec. 4, 2014 Senator McConnell Comments on Confirmation of Greg Stivers as United States District Judge
Dec. 3, 2014 Sen. McConnell Comments on Confirmation of United States District Judge David Hale
Oct. 28, 2014 Letter to Leon Kengo Wa Dondo, President of the Senate of the DRC, and Aubin Minaku, Speaker of the National Assembly of the DRC - Urging Action on Adoption Reform
Sept. 25, 2014 McConnell on the Resignation of Eric Holder
Sept. 9, 2014 Middle East Strategy
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed
July 15, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed
June 26, 2014 Supreme Court Decision
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
March 25, 2014 McConnell Statement on Religious Liberty Cases Before Supreme Court
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