Tag: McConnell

“That’s His Priority as the Pandemic Rages On”: McConnell Readies Lame Duck Push to Further Pack Courts With Trump’s Judicial Appointees | Common Dreams News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gestures while walking out the of the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 26, 2020.
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“He’s lined up votes on SIX Trump judicial nominees (for lifetime seats) instead of passing meaningful Covid relief. That’s his priority as the pandemic rages on,” added Gupta.

“That’s His Priority as the Pandemic Rages On”: McConnell Readies Lame Duck Push to Further Pack Courts With Trump’s Judicial Appointees | Common Dreams News

McConnell Put the Senate in Recess. What Happens Now?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.
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The Senate went into recess Monday afternoon following the news that at least three Republican senators were waylaid with Covid-19. It was the latest in an ongoing parliamentary battle whose outcome could shape both the judiciary and the Senate for years to come. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had a near-invincible upper hand in the fight, but now his control is far from certain amid the virus outbreak, which seems to have been spread rapidly by the very ceremony that kicked off the confrontation: a reckless White House party to celebrate the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

McConnell Put the Senate in Recess. What Happens Now?

For RBG it was all Principle, for Mitch McConnell it’s all Power | The Smirking Chimp

People in public life tend to fall into one of two broad categories – those who are motivated by principle, and those motivated by power.

For RBG it was all Principle, for Mitch McConnell it’s all Power | The Smirking Chimp

Rushing to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, McConnell shows power trumps principle | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian

Mitch McConnell speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill.
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My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Rushing to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, McConnell shows power trumps principle | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian

Mitch McConnell Shamelessly Blames Trump’s Crimes For Delayed Pandemic Response | Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell Shamelessly Blames Trump's Crimes For Delayed Pandemic Response

Wow, so Mitch McConnell just admitted, whether it’s true or not, that the slow response by the federal government to the COVID-19 was due to Trump’s own criminality. Remember, he was IMPEACHED. Apparently Trump’s federal government can’t chew gum and walk at the same time.

via Mitch McConnell Shamelessly Blames Trump’s Crimes For Delayed Pandemic Response | Crooks and Liars

Lisa Murkowski Is ‘Disturbed’ By McConnell Coordination With Trump On Impeachment | HuffPost Australia

Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she was “disturbed” to hear Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski also said she remained undecided on how she would vote in the president’s Senate impeachment trial, according to KTUU.

via Lisa Murkowski Is ‘Disturbed’ By McConnell Coordination With Trump On Impeachment | HuffPost Australia