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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
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Dec. 12, 2017 Tweet - "Today, the #Senate will confirm Steven Grasz to be a judge on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, our 10th circuit court confirmation this year."
Dec. 12, 2017 Tweet - "Today @POTUS signed #NDAA into law to give our servicemen and women the resources they need to keep our country safe. Big thanks to @SenJohnMcCain for his leadership in getting this bill done."
Dec. 11, 2017 Tweet - "I would like to once again commend Chairman @ChuckGrassley for his leadership of the @senjudiciary Committee. His excellent work has allowed us to bring @POTUS' circuit court nominees to the #Senate floor."
Dec. 11, 2017 Tweet - "This week, the #Senate will consider 3 more of @POTUS' outstanding individuals nominated to serve on our nation's federal circuit courts, in addition to the 9 we have already confirmed this year."
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "The #Senate will vote to confirm the nomination of Joseph Balash to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the @Interior for Land and Minerals Management. He's shown his talent and passion for affordable sources of #energy and environmental protection."
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions
Dec. 6, 2017 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."
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "With the cooperation of our Democrat colleagues, Congress will pass a short-term CR before the end of this week."
Dec. 6, 2017 McConnell Announces Senate's Republican Members of the Tax Reform Conference Committee
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "The #Senate has confirmed the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen to be the Secretary of @DHSgov. Our nation faces myriad threats, and I look forward to working with Ms. Nielsen to address each of them."
Dec. 5, 2017 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."
Dec. 5, 2017 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."
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "The #Senate will take a serious step today to strengthen our nation's security by confirming Kirstjen Nielsen to lead @DHSgov. With her understanding of the challenges facing our nation and her experience in prevention and preparedness, she will excel as the next Secretary."
Dec. 5, 2017 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."
Dec. 4, 2017 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"
Dec. 4, 2017 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."
Dec. 3, 2017 Wall Street Journal - Tax Reform: What's in It for You
Dec. 3, 2017 McConnell on ABC's "This Week' and CBS's "Face the Nation'
Dec. 1, 2017 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."
Dec. 1, 2017 Joint Statement from Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan on Misleading Democrat Claims About Tax Reform
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "BREAKING → The #Senate has passed this once-in-a-generation #TaxReform bill."
Nov. 30, 2017 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
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. 30, 2017 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.
Nov. 29, 2017 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.
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - The #Senate has taken another important step tonight towards giving Americans the #TaxReform they deserve.
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - For years, #Senate Democrats have called for #TaxReform. What happened?
Nov. 29, 2017 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.
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - Kentuckians could see, "the boost to after-tax incomes for middle-income families," of nearly $2,000. #TaxReform
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - #Senate #TaxReform bill is "Exactly what #SmallBusiness owners & entrepreneurs need right now in order to grow'
Nov. 28, 2017 Joint Statement from Speaker Ryan and Leader McConnell
Nov. 28, 2017 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
Nov. 28, 2017 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.
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. 28, 2017 Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Congressional Leadership
Nov. 27, 2017 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.
Nov. 27, 2017 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
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. 27, 2017 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.
Nov. 27, 2017 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.
Nov. 21, 2017 Clay Co News - Helping Kentucky Families
Nov. 17, 2017 McConnell Praises Finance Committee Action on Tax Reform Legislation
Nov. 16, 2017 Tweet - Passing #TaxReform is the single most important thing we can do right now to support those left behind by the Obama #economy.
Nov. 16, 2017 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
Nov. 16, 2017 McConnell Statement on House Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Nov. 16, 2017 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.
Nov. 16, 2017 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.
Nov. 16, 2017 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.
Nov. 16, 2017 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
Nov. 16, 2017 McConnell Statement on Senator Menendez
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