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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

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It was my pleasure to meet today with @NathanLawKC, a Hong Kong activist and member of a new generation of aspirati… https://t.co/0qJ0Is7KzIOur servicemembers in Kentucky – from Ft. Campbell to Ft. Knox to the Blue Grass Army Depot – cannot afford for the… https://t.co/vSPJdn7S0XNow that we’re here, it will take major cooperation from both sides, in both chambers, for these key priorities to… https://t.co/zGkjO6mJwTDemocrats’ impeachment obsession has delayed crucial governing responsibilities to the 11th hour: Funding for the f… https://t.co/sWg5peNGvP
12/10
2019
Democrats have spent months blocking funding for our armed forces and delaying the NDAA, a must-pass bill for our t… https://t.co/thST6Ndf3mWe’re a few weeks from the end of 2019 and Congress is feeling the impact from months of Democrat heel-dragging. Th… https://t.co/4vwbxcTJeT
12/9
2019
I invite you to join me in honoring our nations’ hard-working coal miners, especially those in #Kentucky. As Senate… https://t.co/1STddxDKT8
12/6
2019
Religious liberty and freedom of conscience are central to the soul of our nation. Yet we’re seeing dangerous signs… https://t.co/elsfAHeO7hWhile we wait for our Democratic colleagues to let this legislation move forward, the Senate’s used the time to con… https://t.co/uNQRweL0qm.@SenateMajLdr McConnell: The FUTURE ACT will also increase funding for Pell Grants & will simplify the financial a… https://t.co/7tM6zGQvX1
Retweeted by Leader McConnellThe Kentuckians I represent cannot believe our commanders are being denied certainty, our men & women in uniform ar… https://t.co/ooaFb2GjM5Only in Washington D.C. does anybody think it’s okay for our armed forces to go unfunded and a major trade deal to… https://t.co/fPyUCpAahgThis morning, Speaker Pelosi delivered a speech to advance her rushed & partisan impeachment process. Not one word… https://t.co/9fO1dPdbYd
12/5
2019
Our country can’t afford for Democrats to obsess over impeachment and obstruct everything else. American workers ha… https://t.co/TM5pAcRpyOI’m proud of the Senate’s latest action to support Hong Kong. And I’m proud to have stood alongside Hong Kongers fo… https://t.co/iMHEu0SDtG
12/4
2019
For months now, the Democrat playbook has been “obsess over impeachment and obstruct everything else.” These tactic… https://t.co/dV7OcXEhR6“There are only two kinds of people: Friends and future friends.” That’s @SenatorIsakson’s motto and that’s why the… https://t.co/MW6vefpayv
12/3
2019
🚨CONFIRMED: Our nation’s newest Secretary of @Energy Dan Brouillette. Brouillette is an accomplished professiona… https://t.co/cwnRHoJfsaWhile Democrats continue to prioritize impeachment over everything else, they’re leaving behind critical legislatio… https://t.co/3IwIh7Thzr
12/2
2019
Today marks 365 days since @RealDonaldTrump signed the USMCA trade agreement. But House Democrats have been stallin… https://t.co/6CHbj1v4O8
11/30
2019
I want to wish my fellow Kentuckians and all Americans a very Happy Thanksgiving. https://t.co/HilAJqVux7Grateful to @POTUS for signing our bipartisan legislation to stand up for the brave people of Hong Kong and hold Be… https://t.co/L7p4s1LVyb
11/28
2019
Honored to be named @WholeFoodsMag 2019 Person of the Year. I was recognized as the most influential person in the… https://t.co/WB4JV4wgYW
11/27
2019
House Democrats are letting their years-long quest to impeach @POTUS jeopardize the #USMCA for American workers and… https://t.co/N4sKJJfp5rMonth after month, Speaker Pelosi has stalled the #USMCA. Lots of talk, but no action for American workers. The Ame… https://t.co/lrvipxFSxK
11/26
2019
The Senate has confirmed more than 160 new federal judges since January 2017. We’ve confirmed more of @POTUS’s appe… https://t.co/4SB0Di5OVNHistoric turnout in local council elections in Hong Kong. The result: A landslide vote for freedom, democracy, and… https://t.co/iJXyjzGU4k
11/25
2019
For *a year* now, @SpeakerPelosi has promised she was on a "path to yes" on USMCA. ….we're still waiting. Democra… https://t.co/Ggxm6ttqCw
Retweeted by Leader McConnellThis week @SenateMajLdr: ➡️Named Distinguished Rural Kentuckian by @KyElectricCoops ➡️Talked #hemp w/ @US_FDA nom… https://t.co/z7k2ZBNHXm
Retweeted by Leader McConnell
11/22
2019
.@SenateMajLdr McConnell Cosponsors Bill to Combat Spread of Deadly Fentanyl in #Kentucky https://t.co/JRkNgmCF3U
Retweeted by Leader McConnellWhile House Democrats fixate on impeachment, the Senate is working for the American people. This week we confirmed… https://t.co/Bd5nFUZQSzEvery time the Trump administration meets Speaker Pelosi halfway on the USMCA, she tries to move the goalposts. The… https://t.co/jedbfRLxad
11/21
2019
The USMCA is a key test for House Democrats’ first year in power. Can they get anything substantive done for the Am… https://t.co/BsEZzLtGHzAs the author of the original U.S. - Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, I am proud the Senate took another big step yest… https://t.co/ZNUTfvdJumDemocrats claim impeachment won’t keep them from legislating. But Speaker Pelosi has refused to allow a vote on USM… https://t.co/JxqCQYxAZT
11/20
2019
🚨The Senate unanimously passes the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. As the author of the United States-Hon… https://t.co/XzwRERsspQ
11/19
2019
Speaker Pelosi keeps saying she wants to pass the USMCA. But actions speak louder than words, and House Democrats h… https://t.co/hV3X3eAkuyMy motto is “leave no vacancy behind”. As of this week: ✔️ 2 Supreme Court Justices ✔️ 46 Circuit Court Judges ✔️… https://t.co/l5Tjjq1IxG
11/15
2019
Washington Democrats in the House and the Senate cannot simply stop legislating because of one hearing in the House… https://t.co/X0PzMKTJbmIt’s almost been a year since President Trump signed the USMCA. It would create 176K jobs, add $68.2B to the econom… https://t.co/j91M2YixS6But we know that Russia & our other adversaries are not going to stop. This crucial work must continue. I urge Sena… https://t.co/yArj9pCv3jThat’s because our defenses are stronger. We’ve made big strides on election security since 2016 thanks to coordina… https://t.co/IHjJ8ps5aALast Tuesday was Election Day in dozens of states & localities, including my home state of Kentucky. One important… https://t.co/M4jPv1RoupI was encouraged by a productive conversation with @MarcoRubio yesterday on legislation to further help the people… https://t.co/sNPydwvFPY
11/14
2019
Critical legislation is currently frozen in place. Casualties of Democrats’ apparent inability to make headway on a… https://t.co/afvu4ZRxJRThe Senate has confirmed an historic 45 circuit court judges since President Trump was inaugurated in 2017. This we… https://t.co/th5gwIhEmw
11/13
2019
America is the land of the free because of the brave. Our veterans are the reason why American self-government and… https://t.co/njEytYIixOI’d like to extend special gratitude to the nearly 300,000 American veterans who call #Kentucky home. Our Commonwea… https://t.co/TpRva8mS4RAs fathers and mothers, skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and educators, veterans continue to serve their communities… https://t.co/Q90G1UXOPNMy own father’s Army service took him to the heart of the battle for Europe in 1945. His company sustained heavy lo… https://t.co/IjCfHpznyoToday, our nation observes Veterans Day. We pay tribute to the service and sacrifices of generations of brave men a… https://t.co/iVzTlFuSnB
11/11
2019
@POTUS That’s 45 new lifetime appellate judges committed to the key principle that judges should apply our laws and… https://t.co/v1lnJ6xi5VAs of this afternoon, one in every four judges on the federal courts of appeals will have been nominated by @POTUShttps://t.co/KhIimtJFoEYesterday, I introduced legislation with @SenCapito and @Sen_JoeManchin to address the underfunded pensions emergen… https://t.co/cB8ASX1oPQObama-era policies saw the nation’s biggest metro areas capture the vast majority of new jobs and population growth… https://t.co/I7uf0W4oFO
11/7
2019
.@Twitter’s plan to ban political ads would just reinforce the privilege of speakers who are already powerful or fa… https://t.co/38xxXuhdvUSenate Republicans want to consider legislation to fund the national defense. But as long as our Democratic colleag… https://t.co/UoHerzgzCoSenate Democrats are still blocking the annual funding for our armed forces. House Democrats are still blocking the… https://t.co/mrsLJvUtpi
11/6
2019
We need our Democratic colleagues to put aside socialist daydreams and fulfill their basic governing responsibiliti… https://t.co/vambgMpr6uOn the campaign trail, leading Democrats are rallying around far-left schemes to take away Medicare, take away the… https://t.co/ZckmMRCsjdMeanwhile, House Democrats are blocking the USMCA while they pursue their three-year-old impeachment obsession. 176… https://t.co/d7ZFuQUDR4Senate Democrats have voted twice to block funding for our nation’s armed forces. Our competitors are growing stron… https://t.co/9g2JOuiu8L
11/5
2019
Senate Democrats just voted to filibuster the annual funding for the U.S. armed forces. It’s the second time they h… https://t.co/OJGhGiYmQ1
10/31
2019
House Democrats’ impeachment resolution would just codify their unfair process. Here’s what it contemplates: 1. No… https://t.co/3mgkKEpgFU
10/30
2019
Waivers from Obamacare regulations have already helped states bring down premiums and restore options for Americans… https://t.co/iKTpwjXgz7While Republican policies are producing results for American workers and families, Senate Democrats are still tryin… https://t.co/IU1xFhgelxIronically, the defense funding that Democrats are threatening to block includes $250M for the Ukraine Security Ass… https://t.co/v6muVmRyqNFunding the military is a critical responsibility. Democrats should not hold up funding for our servicemembers and… https://t.co/jjt1bgUFghDemocrats say impeachment won’t keep them from legislating. This week, we’ll get a clear test when the Senate votes… https://t.co/DQhpm21KWB
10/29
2019
The world is a safer place today because al-Baghdadi has been brought to justice. I applaud our intelligence profes… https://t.co/IoY3XD8OjF
10/27
2019
Everyone knows that some House Democrats made up their minds long ago and have been dead-set on impeachment for yea… https://t.co/mypTFHcajEI’m sponsoring a new resolution with Chairman Graham that many of our Republican colleagues have joined. We are cal… https://t.co/q4c7rU7MXHHouse Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is breaking critical precedents. It is denying the administration important ri… https://t.co/KpfmLWibmUWe must continue this progress. The Senate is moving forward $25 million more in support for my #CAREERAct to help… https://t.co/Ns6tFsxHnzThis summer brought the first nationwide decrease in overdose fatalities in almost 30 years. In #Kentucky, the rate… https://t.co/3rvU4dQODJOne year ago today, @POTUS signed into law our landmark legislation to support the families, first responders, and… https://t.co/2wu4TK2SVoJustin Walker’s thoughtful and deliberate approach to the law fit the mold of an outstanding federal judge. I was p… https://t.co/MwwsgC9yVr
10/24
2019
Some of the Democrats criticizing the administration today wanted to withdraw from Syria and Afghanistan just a few… https://t.co/5oVlvrU37QI am introducing a Senate resolution to reaffirm the need for a strong U.S. presence and oppose premature withdrawa… https://t.co/e7w8tRrH1oToday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratify the accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to @NATO. This is… https://t.co/XPyN7KYJbl
10/22
2019
Our nation has greatly benefited from @SecretaryPerry ’s decades-long commitment to public service. My statement:… https://t.co/lBQZr2N3rH
10/18
2019
The Trump administration rightly killed this terrible policy. But now Senate Democrats want to revive it. A whole l… https://t.co/KcCDBB57ZBThe failed Obama-era Clean Power Plan would have killed tens of thousands of jobs, sent electricity prices soaring… https://t.co/62EQz0cDAW
10/17
2019
Speaker Pelosi is still blocking the USMCA, a major trade deal that would create 176,000 new American jobs. Senate… https://t.co/Ja8zqrx4izAlready, House Democrats’ impeachment “inquiry” is violating norms and precedent. They are denying Republicans and… https://t.co/LkXPwL15FlWashington Democrats have been engaged in a three-year-long impeachment parade in search of a rationale. Prominent… https://t.co/AZTBO9RNjt
10/16
2019
We must avoid strategic calamity in the Middle East. My statement: https://t.co/MRitbPA2ID https://t.co/7psb842jcm
10/14
2019
Washington Democrats taking their cues from Big Labor special interests is nothing new. But if Democrats kill the U… https://t.co/SYA3p9pD8K
10/9
2019
So far, the House has fallen far short by failing to follow the same basic procedures that it has followed for ever… https://t.co/VAzum8CrBoOverturning the results of an American election requires the highest level of fairness and due process, as it strik… https://t.co/DuKzSoyQ5k.@ChuckGrassley, @RepKevinBrady: It’s time for Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement: Democrats have to… https://t.co/tSz0wZGVTV
Retweeted by Leader McConnellThe people of Hong Kong have risked much more than money to defend their freedom of expression, human rights, and a… https://t.co/mQ675yQxq3
10/8
2019
My statement on Turkey and U.S. partners in Syria. https://t.co/6ha3zUhSQO
10/7
2019
My statement on the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China: https://t.co/ym9uJGFKTn https://t.co/DyKZ5VHWmn
10/1
2019
I’ll be on @CNBC’s @SquawkAlley at 11:10am EDT talking about the U.S. economy and why House Democrats need to stop… https://t.co/zaEXVnFKMwThe USMCA would create 176,000 jobs for American workers and generate $68 billion in wealth for America. House Demo… https://t.co/eLVW1fKn2Y
9/30
2019
I’m proud the Appropriations Committee advanced my legislation to increase funding for the Countering Russian Influ… https://t.co/RXKbcrqzmFThe time for excuses is over. The USMCA needs to move this fall. Workers and small businesses in Kentucky and acros… https://t.co/eM00HR7pTu176,000 new American jobs. Tens of billions in new prosperity. Stronger relationships with two of our closest allie… https://t.co/foiSBHP452
9/26
2019
Later today, the Senate will vote to urge full funding for important military construction projects. I urge my Demo… https://t.co/6TNxXICdBD
9/25
2019

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