Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell
I’m not so sure that THIS STUFF represents racism in full flower, but it comes close enough to cause concern:
ProgressKentucky is a progressive group that first made headlines by announcing its intention to fund a tea party candidate to run against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) in the 2014 primary. On Tuesday, the group’s leadership tried to defend itself after a series of tweets this month referencing the ethnicity of McConnell’s wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, and her father’s business ties to China….
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell got a little too cute for his own good today, as we see HERE:
A move to embarrass Democrats backfired on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as the Kentucky Republican proposed a vote on raising the nation’s debt ceiling — then filibustered it when the Democrats tried to take him up on the offer.
On Thursday morning McConnell had made a motion for the vote on legislation that would let the president extend the country’s borrowing limit on his own. Congress would then have the option to disapprove such hikes, in a fashion similar to …
No sooner had House Speaker John Boehner reiterated this morning that he won’t bring a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut to a vote than his Republican counterpart in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, took the opposite position.
McConnell SAID the House should pass the bill forthwith, after which Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid should appoint conferees to negotiate a full-year extension of the tax cut.
President Obama immediately endorsed McConnell’s statement, thereby further embarrassing Boehner, who’s been taking a terrible beating this week in the court of public opinion and even from such staunchly conservative voices as the …
Behold the INCREDIBLE HYPROCISY of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell:
[According to McConnell], if Obama embraces proposals uncompromising Republicans like, then he’s being responsible. If he pushes an agenda Republicans reject, then the GOP-driven gridlock is his fault.
For two and a half years, President Obama has, in practically every instance, tried to govern in a mainstream way, with proposals that have traditionally enjoyed at least some support from both parties. Much of his base has been infuriated by this, but the Obama White House has made a concerted effort, first outlined in the 2008 campaign, to govern in …
My favorite part of this video is the nano-second during which the dour Mitch McConnell’s sad-sack visage fills the screen — in dramatic contrast to the energy with which Obama makes his remarks.