Mitch McConnell

Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial

Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial

Senate Democratic leader proposes that at least four witnesses be subpoenaed to testify in impeachment trial of President Trump.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2019, 3:00 AM
Senate Majority Leader: Can't see us removing Trump

Senate Majority Leader: Can't see us removing Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he can't see any scenario in which the Senate votes to remove Trump from office.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 6:38 AM
McConnell introduces resolution against Trump's Syria withdrawal

McConnell introduces resolution against Trump's Syria withdrawal

Senate Majority Leader, other top Republican senators, warn Trump's withdrawal from Syria benefits Assad, ISIS, Russia and Iran.Elad Benari, 10/23/2019, 4:54 AM
Senate Majority Leader warns against Syria withdrawal

Senate Majority Leader warns against Syria withdrawal

Senator Mitch McConnell says pulling US forces out of Syria "would only benefit Russia, Iran, and the Assad regime."Elad Benari, 10/8/2019, 2:04 AM
Senate Majority Leader: The president is not a racist

Senate Majority Leader: The president is not a racist

Senator Mitch McConnell urges Democrats and Republicans to tone down their rhetoric amid controversy over Trump tweets.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2019, 5:12 AM
Senate breaks with Trump on Syria

Senate breaks with Trump on Syria

Republican-led Senate approves symbolic legislation opposing abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2019, 3:12 AM
'He doesn't know what to do'? McConnell's role in the shutdown

'He doesn't know what to do'? McConnell's role in the shutdown

It’s time to talk about why this government shutdown is on Mitch McConnell, too.NPR, 1/17/2019, 4:38 PM
No end in sight for US government shutdown

No end in sight for US government shutdown

Pelosi reiterates there will be "no money" for the border wall, while McConnell says he will not bring Democrats' spending bill to vote.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2019, 5:34 AM
Bipartisan committee to discuss McCain commemoration

Bipartisan committee to discuss McCain commemoration

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to appoint committee to make recommendations for how to commemorate memory of late Senator.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2018, 12:09 AM
'Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before midterms'

'Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before midterms'

Despite Democratic opposition, Senate leader confident nomination will pass this summer.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2018, 9:01 AM
'Senate will approve Trump's Supreme Court pick this year'

'Senate will approve Trump's Supreme Court pick this year'

Senate Majority Leader vows to bring President Trump's nominee to replace Justice Kennedy before new senators seated following midterms.David Rosenberg, 6/28/2018, 5:02 PM
Watch: AIPAC conference in Washington DC

Watch: AIPAC conference in Washington DC

Israeli PM, US Senate Majority leader speak at 2018 AIPAC conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2018, 5:06 PM
US Senate 'goes nuclear' after Dems filibuster Trump nominee

US Senate 'goes nuclear' after Dems filibuster Trump nominee

'Nuclear option' affirmed after Democrats filibuster Trump's Supreme Court nominee.David Rosenberg, 4/6/2017, 7:53 PM
Senate leaders back resolution on UN's anti-Israel resolution

Senate leaders back resolution on UN's anti-Israel resolution

Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer announce their backing for a resolution that objects to the UN's recent condemnations of Israel.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2017, 6:04 AM
Republicans blast Trump over comments on judge

Republicans blast Trump over comments on judge

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee under fire after hinting that a judge was biased because of his Mexican heritage.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 2:14 AM
Cruz: Republican Leaders Gave Up on Iran Deal

Cruz: Republican Leaders Gave Up on Iran Deal

Presidential candidate attacks own party leaders for not being willing to cause government shutdown to stop deal, Planned Parenthood.Ari Yashar, 9/25/2015, 8:01 AM
Democrats Save Iran Deal Again; 3rd Round Awaits

Democrats Save Iran Deal Again; 3rd Round Awaits

Democrats repeat last week's deal support, but will be tested again - by having to vote against Israel recognition and release of Americans.Nitsan Keidar, 9/16/2015, 9:09 AM
US Senate to Vote on Iran Deal Thursday

US Senate to Vote on Iran Deal Thursday

Vote to be held at 3:45 pm EST; Republicans lash back ahead of expected Democratic victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 6:46 PM
Senate Majority Leader: Iran Deal Likely to Pass

Senate Majority Leader: Iran Deal Likely to Pass

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell acknowledges President Obama has 'great likelihood of success' in successfully vetoing vote against.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2015, 8:49 AM
Senate Majority Leader: Obama's Argument 'Absurd'

Senate Majority Leader: Obama's Argument 'Absurd'

Mitch McConnell rejects President Obama's argument that rejecting the Iran nuclear deal means going to war.Elad Benari, 8/7/2015, 6:44 AM
Corker: Obama Trying to 'Shut Down' Iran Debate

Corker: Obama Trying to 'Shut Down' Iran Debate

Republicans miffed by Obama's comparison of deals' opponents to hardline Iranians. McConnell: 'crass political rhetoric.'Gil Ronen, 8/6/2015, 10:38 PM
Can Congress Beat Obama's Iran Deal Veto?

Can Congress Beat Obama's Iran Deal Veto?

Republicans discuss chances of two-thirds majority to block sanctions lifting; Obama 'working hard' to get 34 Democrats to back him.Ari Yashar, 7/15/2015, 8:22 AM
Liberman: Don't Try to Influence Congress on Iran

Liberman: Don't Try to Influence Congress on Iran

With the Iranian nuclear deal imminent, it goes to Congress for approval. But Avigdor Liberman advised against trying to influence that bodyYaakov Levi, 7/13/2015, 4:16 PM
McConnell: Iran Deal a 'Hard Sell' in Congress

McConnell: Iran Deal a 'Hard Sell' in Congress

Western diplomats confirmed that it was likely the agreement on regulating Iran's nuclear program would be signed soon.Yaakov Levi, 7/12/2015, 5:44 PM
Congress Demands Obama Abandon Iran Nuclear Deal

Congress Demands Obama Abandon Iran Nuclear Deal

Leading Senators urge a 'pause' in negotiations, slam administration official for saying nuclear inspections unnecessary.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 12:48 PM
Senate Majority Leader: We're by Israel's Side

Senate Majority Leader: We're by Israel's Side

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on a visit to Israel, said that both the Senate and the House backed Israel on the Iran issue.Yaakov Levi, 3/29/2015, 5:50 PM
Senate to Vote on Iran Sanctions if No Deal Made

Senate to Vote on Iran Sanctions if No Deal Made

Senate Majority Leader says the Senate will vote on a bill to toughen sanctions on Iran if negotiators miss this month's deadline.Elad Benari, 3/25/2015, 6:16 AM
Sen. McConnell: 'Very Bad' Iran Deal is Close

Sen. McConnell: 'Very Bad' Iran Deal is Close

Senator Mitch McConnell defends Republicans' letter to Iran, says Kerry meddled in Reagan's foreign policy, too.Gil Ronen, 3/15/2015, 5:58 PM
Senate Majority Leader Delays Vote on Iran Bill

Senate Majority Leader Delays Vote on Iran Bill

Feeling the heat from Democrats, Sen. McConnell agrees to reverse course on a plan to move forward next week with a controversial Iran bill.Ben Ariel, 3/6/2015, 6:16 AM
Democrats Oppose Fast Tracking of Iran Bill

Democrats Oppose Fast Tracking of Iran Bill

Sponsors of bill requiring Obama to submit nuclear deal for approval will vote against it if brought to a vote before March 24.Ben Ariel, 3/5/2015, 6:12 AM
Senate to Debate Iran Legislation Despite Veto

Senate to Debate Iran Legislation Despite Veto

Senate to begin debate next week on bill that would require Obama to submit any final nuclear deal with Iran for Congress' approval.Elad Benari, 3/4/2015, 6:15 AM
Netanyahu to Meet Bipartisan Senate Leaders

Netanyahu to Meet Bipartisan Senate Leaders

PM Netanyahu to meet with Republican Mitch McConnell and Democratic Harry Reid after his speech to Congress.Ben Ariel, 2/27/2015, 3:43 AM
Senator: Good Reason Obama Isn't Popular in Israel

Senator: Good Reason Obama Isn't Popular in Israel

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell says "the relationship between this president and Israel is the worst I have seen."Ben Ariel, 12/28/2014, 5:50 AM
Republican Opposes Normalization of Ties with Cuba

Republican Opposes Normalization of Ties with Cuba

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says Obama's plans to normalize relations with Cuba are "a mistake".Ben Ariel, 12/23/2014, 8:36 AM
Obama Complains 'Worst Status Since Eisenhower'

Obama Complains 'Worst Status Since Eisenhower'

Republicans take back the Senate as Obama admits to voter 'frustration in the government, polarization has gotten worse.'Ari Yashar, 11/5/2014, 9:33 AM
Last Minute Fiscal Cliff Talks Stall

Last Minute Fiscal Cliff Talks Stall

Senate Republican minority leader Mitch McConnell warns that solution to avoid "fiscal cliff" is still far from being reached., 12/31/2012, 2:14 AM