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Dec. 14, 2017 Tweet - "When the #Senate confirms Mr. Ho, we'll be adding another fair & impartial judge to the federal bench. @POTUS has nominated individuals with strong fidelity to the law and the Constitution." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2017 Tweet - "Under Chairman @ChuckGrassley's leadership, the @senjudiciary Committee has done outstanding work to move @POTUS' judicial nominees to the #Senate floor. I urge all of my colleagues to join me in voting to confirm Mr. Ho." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2017 Funding Critical To Rebuilding Our Nation's Military Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2017 Congress Moving Closer To Delivering Much-Needed Tax Relief Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2017 Tweet - "HISTORY The #Senate has confirmed an historic 12 Circuit Court Judges this year. That's the most in a President's 1st year in office since the creation of circuit courts in 1891." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2017 Tweet - "Jim Ho, who will be the 12th @POTUS Circuit Court nominee considered by the #Senate in 2017, "has a fidelity to the rule of law that we should all want in a federal judge'" Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman - Restoring Internet Freedom Rep. Steven Guthrie Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman - Restoring Internet Freedom Rep. James Comer Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Not only will #TaxReform bring relief to middle class Americans, it will also repeal Obamacare's individual mandate tax and provide for our nation's #energy future by further developing Alaska's oil and gas potential." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman - Restoring Internet Freedom Rep. Thomas Massie Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Passing pro-growth #TaxReform is the single most important action we can take right now to grow our #economy and help the middle class get ahead. @POTUS & this Republican-led Congress are working to deliver relief to the American people." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tax Reform Progress Continues Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "The bottom line on #TaxReform: We want to take more money out of Washington's pocket and put more money into the pockets of the middle class. I'm confident the conference committee will finalize a bill that does just that." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett will be the 11th @POTUS nominee to the circuit courts confirmed by the #Senate this year." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 McConnell Supports FCC Proposal To Restore Internet Freedom Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Defense Funding Must Be A Priority Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Once the #Senate confirms Justice Willett this afternoon, we will advance the nomination of James Ho to be a judge on the Fifth Circuit Court. He will be @POTUS' 12th nomination confirmed to the Circuit Court." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
Dec. 11, 2017 Yarmuth Responds to Treasury Department "Analysis" of GOP Tax Scam Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
Dec. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Hon. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Messer Pushes to Repeal Obamacare Individual Mandate in Final Tax Bill Rep. Garland Barr Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 McConnell Announces Senate's Republican Members of the Tax Reform Conference Committee Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Yarmuth Responds to GOP Plans to Target Families Most in Need Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions Sen. Rand Paul Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions Rep. James Comer Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "With the cooperation of our Democrat colleagues, Congress will pass a short-term CR before the end of this week." Sen. Mitch McConnell
Dec. 6, 2017 Representatives Price, Welch, Yarmuth, Lee and Blumenauer Issue Joint Statement on Trump Recognizing Jerusalem as Capital of Israel Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
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" Sen. Mitch McConnell
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell
Dec. 3, 2017 McConnell on ABC's "This Week' and CBS's "Face the Nation' Sen. Mitch McConnell Louisville, KY
Dec. 3, 2017 Wall Street Journal - Tax Reform: What's in It for You Sen. Mitch McConnell Unknown
Dec. 2, 2017 Yarmuth Statement on Senate Passage of GOP Tax Scam Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "BREAKING → The #Senate has passed this once-in-a-generation #TaxReform bill." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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." Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Gregg Harper, and the Hon. Robert A. Brady, Committee on House Administration - Disclosure of Sexual Harassment Settlements Paid with Taxpayer Money Rep. Steven Guthrie Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Joint Statement from Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan on Misleading Democrat Claims About Tax Reform Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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 Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 30, 2017 Yarmuth Statement on JCT Score Confirming GOP Tax Scam Will Drive Up Deficits Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Mick Mulvaney, Acting Director of the CFPB - Senators Threaten to Undo Any New CFPB Rules As Director Standoff Continues Sen. Rand Paul Washington, DC
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - For years, #Senate Democrats have called for #TaxReform. What happened? Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - Kentuckians could see, "the boost to after-tax incomes for middle-income families," of nearly $2,000. #TaxReform Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - The #Senate has taken another important step tonight towards giving Americans the #TaxReform they deserve. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - #Senate #TaxReform bill is "Exactly what #SmallBusiness owners & entrepreneurs need right now in order to grow' Sen. Mitch McConnell Unknown
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2017 Joint Statement from Speaker Ryan and Leader McConnell Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2017 GOP Tax Bill Ditches Republican "Deficit Concerns" Rep. John Yarmuth Unknown
Nov. 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Rep. Rohrabacher Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging Continuation of Policy Protecting State Medical Marijuana Laws Rep. Thomas Massie Washington, DC
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 Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2017 Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Congressional Leadership Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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 Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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 Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Courtney, Kelly Lead Bipartisan Coalition In Urging Repeal Of "Cadillac Tax" Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2017 Clay Co News - Helping Kentucky Families Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - DeSantis Urges Trump to Fulfill Promise, Move Embassy to Jerusalem Rep. James Comer Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2017 Washington Times - Closing the Cyber Skills Gap Rep. Steven Guthrie Unknown
Nov. 17, 2017 McConnell Praises Finance Committee Action on Tax Reform Legislation Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2017 Comer Votes for Significant Tax Relief for the American People Rep. James Comer Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
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 Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 16, 2017 Rep. Barr Keeps Promise, Votes for Tax Reform Rep. Garland Barr Unknown
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 16, 2017 House Budget Committee Democrats ABOUT History And Jurisdiction Congressman John Yarmuth, Ranking Member Membership LEGISLATION Hearings Markups NEWS Press Releases Stay Connected RESOURCES Reports Charts & Graphs Reports Archive BUDGETS FY18 President's Budget FY18 Republican Budget FY18 Democratic Budget Budget Functions Budget Laws And Process ISSUES Budget Basics Republican ACA Repeal The Sequester Budget Process Republican Tax Plan The Social Safety Net CONTACT Click to get search form You are here Home»News»Press Releases Yarmuth Statement on House Passage of GOP Tax Scam Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2017 U.S. House Approves Historic Tax Reform Rep. Harold Rogers Washington, D.C.
Nov. 16, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 16, 2017 McConnell Statement on House Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2017 McConnell Statement on Senator Menendez Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
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 Sen. Mitch McConnell
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 15, 2017 McConnell on Meeting with President's Nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services Sen. Mitch McConnell Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 15, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative - Protect American Workers Rep. James Comer Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative - Protect American Workers Rep. Garland Barr Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Representatives Aguilar and Guthrie Launch Bipartisan E-Commerce Caucus Rep. Steven Guthrie Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ajit Pai, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - Lifeline Program Rep. John Yarmuth Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 15, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Nov. 15, 2017 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. Sen. Mitch McConnell
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