McConnell seeks a Jan. 6 mop-up on his terms

The Senate GOP leader didn't vote to convict Donald Trump after lambasting him over the Capitol attack. But he's poised to embrace post-riot reform even as House counterparts resist it.

So far, the Kentucky Republican is keeping tight-lipped publicly amid the tension in his party over how to handle a bill directly aimed at Trumps push to overturn his 2020 election loss, as well as t… [+6602 chars]

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McConnell says 'democracy is solid' in the US as he predicts close midterm elections

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told an audience in Kentucky on Monday that he believes democracy in the United States is on solid ground and said he expects the outcome of the upcoming midterm elections "to be very, very close either way" in the Senat…

Fact Check-Video does not show Mitch McConnell saying Nancy Pelosi should be jailed - Reuters

Social media users are sharing a video that claims to show U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell saying that U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “should be jailed”. The video however shows unrelated segments, and does not show McConnell saying any such th…

Republicans have '50-50' chance of recapturing Senate -McConnell - Reuters

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday gave his own party a 50-50 chance of taking control of the Senate in the November midterm elections, and predicted that the chamber will remain closely divided whatever the outcome.

Elizabeth Warren points out Mitch McConnell graduated from a school that cost $330 a year amid his criticisms of Biden's student-loan forgiveness: 'He can spare us the lectures on fairness

After Biden announced up to $20,000 in student-loan forgiveness, McConnell called the relief "astonishingly unfair." Sen. Warren pushed back.

Trump calls Mitch McConnell a 'pawn for the Democrats' and said he must be replaced as Senate leader after he criticized GOP candidates

Trump criticized McConnell after the longtime GOP senate leader suggested the Republicans currently running for senate were not "quality" candidates.

Mitch McConnell calls Republican Govs. DeSantis and Abbott's ploy to fly migrants to Democratic enclaves like Martha's Vineyard 'a good idea'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is fully on board with depositing disoriented migrants on Democratic rivals' doorsteps ahead of the midterms.

Mitch McConnell throws cold water on Lindsey Graham's new 15-week abortion ban after anti-abortion activist says GOP leader 'cleared the pathway for this to happen'

McConnell's public dismissal of Graham's bill comes after the head of a major anti-abortion group told Insider that the minority leader supports it.

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