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Mitch McConnell: No moral equivalency between Israel, Hamas

Mitch McConnell: No moral equivalency between Israel, Hamas

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted those calling for a ceasefire with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 09:30
Trump: McConnell needs to be fired

Trump: McConnell needs to be fired

In an interview this week, Trump said that the GOP Senate Minority leader has "not done a great job" and should be "change(d)."Dan Verbin, 30/04/2021 16:46
'The United States and Israel stand united on our guiding principles'

'The United States and Israel stand united on our guiding principles'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan hosts key US political leaders, highlights strong Israel-US bond in virtual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 04:25
Trump takes aim at McConnell, Pence in speech to donors

Trump takes aim at McConnell, Pence in speech to donors

Trump veers from prepared remarks, says he is "disappointed" in Pence and uses profanity in assessing McConnell.Elad Benari, 12/04/2021 03:03
GOP Senate leader McConnell signals battle over trillion dollar Biden infrastructure bill

GOP Senate leader McConnell signals battle over trillion dollar Biden infrastructure bill

Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday pledged to oppose “every step of the way” Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan.Dan Verbin, 02/04/2021 03:17
GOP Senate Leader McConnell likens Dem election reform bill to ‘power grab”

GOP Senate Leader McConnell likens Dem election reform bill to ‘power grab”

Senate Republicans fight back against Dem electoral reform bill, calling bill "anti-Republican" and "partisan."Dan Verbin, 24/03/2021 21:37
McConnell: I would 'absolutely' support Trump in 2024

McConnell: I would 'absolutely' support Trump in 2024

Senate Minority Leader says he will support Trump for if he is the Republican nominee in the next presidential election.Ben Ariel, 26/02/2021 03:45
Major divide brewing within GOP?

Major divide brewing within GOP?

Former President Trump says 'the GOP can never be respected again with leaders like McConnell at the helm.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 11:31
'Republican Party can never again be respected with leaders like McConnell'

'Republican Party can never again be respected with leaders like McConnell'

Former US President rips Senate Minority Leader: Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack.Donald Trump, 16/02/2021 23:56
McConnell criticizes Trump after Senate acquittal

McConnell criticizes Trump after Senate acquittal

Senate Minority Leader says Trump was "practically and morally responsible" for his supporters' deadly attack on the Capitol last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2021 02:12
GOP split on controversial congresswoman, Trump voices support

GOP split on controversial congresswoman, Trump voices support

Newsmax reports that while Mitch McConell called freshman Rep Marjorie Greene a 'cancer', other Republican leaders support her efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2021 12:53
McConnell proposes starting Trump's trial in February

McConnell proposes starting Trump's trial in February

Senate Minority Leader proposes to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that former President's impeachment trial start in mid-February.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2021 05:09
Tucker: McConnell threatening Trump against pardoning Assange

Tucker: McConnell threatening Trump against pardoning Assange

Tucker Carlson calls on Trump to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and CIA agent John Kiriakou, says Mitch McConnell threatened Pres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2021 12:54
Giuliani: They want to impeach Trump so he can't run again

Giuliani: They want to impeach Trump so he can't run again

In an interview with Newsmax, Rudy Giuliani says those who want to see Trump impeached are afraid of him running again in '24.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2021 19:21
Senate Majority Leader: Best to focus on transfer of power

Senate Majority Leader: Best to focus on transfer of power

Mitch McConnell: There is simply no chance that a fair or serious impeachment trial could conclude before Biden is sworn in next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 01:14
Homes of McConnell and Pelosi vandalized

Homes of McConnell and Pelosi vandalized

Homes of Senate Majority Leader and House Speaker were vandalized after Congress fails to approve increase in coronavirus grants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2021 03:36
McConnell pledges to hold votes on Biden's Cabinet picks

McConnell pledges to hold votes on Biden's Cabinet picks

Senate Majority Leader predicts Republicans would be more receptive to Biden's nominees than Democrats were to Trump's.Ben Ariel, 22/12/2020 06:34
Senate Majority Leader congratulates Biden

Senate Majority Leader congratulates Biden

Mitch McConnell acknowledges Biden for the first time as President-elect. "The Electoral College has spoken."Elad Benari, 16/12/2020 01:15
AOC insists: McConnell broke the Senate

AOC insists: McConnell broke the Senate

AOC was adamant in her assertion that Senate Maj. leader Rep. Mitch McConnell 'broke' the legislative body due to political interests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2020 15:30
Senate Majority Leader doesn't expect interrupted transition

Senate Majority Leader doesn't expect interrupted transition

Mitch McConnell: I don’t think we’re going to have an interrupted transition to whoever is the next administrationBen Ariel, 11/11/2020 04:36
Senate Majority Leader declines to congratulate Biden

Senate Majority Leader declines to congratulate Biden

Sen. Mitch McConnell says Trump has every right to look into allegations of irregularities in last week's vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2020 03:36
McConnell calls out Pelosi for being 'childish and petty'

McConnell calls out Pelosi for being 'childish and petty'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reacts to Speaker Pelosi's speech-ripping stunt during the State of the Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2020 09:40
Impeachment trial against Trump to begin next week

Impeachment trial against Trump to begin next week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate will begin debating an organizing resolution to start impeachment trial next Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 14/01/2020 23:57
Pompeo decides against Senate bid

Pompeo decides against Senate bid

Secretary of State informs Senate Majority Leader he will not run for Senate in Kansas this year.Ben Ariel, 07/01/2020 03:56
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, 16/12/2019 03:00
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, 19/11/2019 06:38
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, 23/10/2019 04:54
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, 08/10/2019 02:04
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, 17/07/2019 05:12
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, 05/02/2019 03:12
'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, 17/01/2019 16:38
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, 03/01/2019 05:34
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, 29/08/2018 00:09
'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, 16/07/2018 09:01
'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, 28/06/2018 17:02
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, 06/03/2018 17:06
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, 06/04/2017 19:53
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, 05/01/2017 06:04
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, 08/06/2016 02:14
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, 25/09/2015 08:01
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, 16/09/2015 09:09
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, 10/09/2015 18:46
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, 18/08/2015 08:49
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, 07/08/2015 06:44
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, 06/08/2015 22:38
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, 15/07/2015 08:22
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, 13/07/2015 16:16
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, 12/07/2015 17:44
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, 02/07/2015 12:48
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, 29/03/2015 17:50
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, 25/03/2015 06:16
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, 15/03/2015 17:58
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, 06/03/2015 06:16
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, 05/03/2015 06:12
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, 04/03/2015 06:15
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, 27/02/2015 03:43
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, 28/12/2014 05:50