McConnell warns of ‘scorched-earth, post-nuclear Senate,’ promises ‘nightmare’ if Dems end filibuster

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell promised a “nightmare” for Senate Democrats and Vice President Kamala Harris if they move to end the legislative filibuster during the next two years.  The…

McConnell retracts filibuster demand, paving way for power-sharing agreement with Schumer

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday set aside his demand that a provision preserving the legislative filibuster be included in his power-sharing agreement with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer — paving the…

McConnell relents in Senate filibuster fight, here’s why

Pay close attention to the language of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tonight. He’s relenting on his demand that Democrats promise they won’t ditch the filibuster in a power-sharing…

Talks between McConnell and Schumer stalled over power-sharing agreement

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying McConnell “will not dictate” rules for the 50-50 Senate. “Mitch McConnell will not dictate to the Senate what we should…

McConnell: Biden ‘took several big steps in the wrong direction’ on Day One

Just one day after President Biden spoke of unity in his inaugural address to the nation, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Democrat president has headed in “the wrong direction.”…

Omar demands McConnell start trial, but Pelosi hasn’t sent impeachment articles to the Senate

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., urged Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to “do [his] job and start the impeachment trial” after the Republican senate leader condemned President Trump Tuesday. But House Speaker Nancy…

McConnell says Trump ‘provoked’ the Capitol riot as Senate weighs another impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., placed blame on President Trump for the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6 that left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer. McConnell…

McConnell, Schumer mum on contours of impeachment trial as DC preps for inauguration under lockdown

Details of the upcoming impeachment trial for President Trump are still up in the air as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer — who will…

Maher insists Trump will run again, McConnell won’t impeach: ‘The battle is over, this war is just beginning’

“Real Time” host Bill Maher returned from his holiday break Friday night and made bold predictions about the potential political aspirations of President Trump.  During a panel discussion, Maher was quick…

Pressure on Pelosi to send Trump impeachment to Senate as Schumer, McConnell, trade barbs over next steps

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hasn’t indicated when she will send the latest article of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate even as House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, her chief deputy,…