Senator Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
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12/01/17 Joint Statement from Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan on Misleading Democrat Claims About Tax Reform 11/30/17 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. 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 11/30/17 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. 11/29/17 Tweet - For years, #Senate Democrats have called for #TaxReform. What happened? 11/29/17 Tweet - #Senate #TaxReform bill is "Exactly what #SmallBusiness owners & entrepreneurs need right now in order to grow' 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 - The #Senate has taken another important step tonight towards giving Americans the #TaxReform they deserve. 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. 11/28/17 Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Congressional Leadership 11/28/17 Joint Statement from Speaker Ryan and Leader McConnell 11/28/17 Tweet - The #Senate has confirmed another of @POTUS' "Extraordinary Circuit Court Judge[s]"= 3X Circuit Court Judges President Obama appointed in his 1st year 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. 11/28/17 Hearing of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Mitch McConnell, Hearing on Nomination of Kenny Allen to Serve on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Valley Authority 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 - 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. 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 - 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 11/27/17 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. 11/21/17 Clay Co News - Helping Kentucky Families 11/17/17 McConnell Praises Finance Committee Action on Tax Reform Legislation 11/16/17 McConnell Statement on Senator Menendez 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 - 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 - The #Senate has passed the #NDAA, and it's on its way for @POTUS' signature. Thank you @SenJohnMcCain for your hard work in making sure that our men and women in uniform receive what's necessary for their missions, including a pay raise. 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 - 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 - 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 McConnell Statement on House Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 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 - 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. 11/15/17 Tweet - Alex Azar & I had a productive meeting and discussed his outlook and vision for @HHSGov. I also asked him to make combating the #OpioidEpidemic, a crisis that has devastated families across #Kentucky and the nation, a top priority. 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 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Mitch McConnell, Hearing on Nominations to Serve as Federal District Court Judges in Kentucky 11/15/17 Tweet - The #Senate is still working hard to confirm more of @POTUS' excellent nominees. Today, we will confirm David Zatezalo as the Assistant Secretary of @MSHA_DOL and Mark Esper to be Secretary of the @USArmy. 11/15/17 McConnell on Meeting with President's Nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services 11/14/17 Tweet - Soon the @EnergyGOP Committee under the leadership of Chairman @lisamurkowski will begin to markup legislation supporting our nation's #energy security. Further developing #Alaska's oil and gas potential in an environmentally responsible way. 11/14/17 Tweet - Today, the #Senate will advance the nomination of David Zatezalo to serve as the Assistant Secretary of Labor for @MSHA_DOL. A position of importance in my home state of #Kentucky where mining supports thousands of good jobs. I strongly support his nomination. 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 - 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. 11/13/17 Tweet - #ICYMI → 'Middle class biggest winners in #Senate tax plan' via @politico #TaxReform 11/13/17 Tweet - This week, the #Senate will start by considering two of @POTUS' nominees for @USDOT. 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 - "Moderate-income people would consistently see the largest percentage declines in their tax bills..." via @politico #TaxReform 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 Leader McConnell Statement on Alex Azar

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