Mitch McConnell

Curator of the Senate Mitch McConnell has decided to re-define his role in public life. McConnell is moving away from characterizing himself as a conservative legislative titan. According to an obsequious profile in The Weekly Standard (a Never–Trumper hotbed), McConnell has found his true calling. The curator believes the best use of his talents
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I’ve always wondered why the National Education Association (NEA) and the country club conservatives in the Republican House and Senate leadership aren’t allies, instead of enemies. Both organizations use the same tired talking points to defend inert members from the forces of accountability. When education reformers urge legislative bodies to adopt merit pay for
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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images by John Binder31 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 31 Mar, 201831 Mar, 2018 New York Times best-selling author and populist conservative columnist Ann Coulter says former voters of President Trump “should put the fear of God in him,” as the border wall — the central promise of his “America First” agenda — remains unbuilt. In
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Serial entrepreneur Norbert Richter claims no relation to the inventor of the Richter Scale, but if his breakthrough idea is successful, he’ll be causing political tremors for decades. Richter has used his failed congressional primary challenge as inspiration for a free market workaround that has the potential to be voter–imposed term limits. His new
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by Jeff Poor21 Mar 20180 21 Mar, 201821 Mar, 2018 Wednesday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Mark Levin called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to removed from his leadership post and investigated. Levin said allegations revealed in a piece by The New York Post’s Larry Getlen that came from Breitbart editor-at-large
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Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer, author of the book Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss the corruption rampant among America’s imperial political families, especially those bought off by an increasingly brazen and aggressive China.
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Drew Angerer/Getty Images by Sean Moran21 Mar 20180 21 Mar, 201821 Mar, 2018 Lawmakers released the $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page omnibus spending bill on Wednesday night, which Congress has to pass by midnight Friday to avert a government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on Wednesday night, “Every bill takes compromise, and there was plenty here, but
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Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute, highlighted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) financial ties to the Chinese government as an example of how politicians monetize political influence while evading financial disclosure regulations. Schweizer joined Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight for an interview with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak to discuss
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HarperCollins by Breitbart News15 Mar 20180 15 Mar, 201815 Mar, 2018 Writing at the Wall Street Journal, Aruna Viswanatha writes that Peter Schweizer’s new book, “Secret Empires,” reports “that China has worked to gain leverage over powerful American politicians by targeting their families with investment opportunities and business deals.” The author of a book that fueled
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President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the mega-omnibus spending bill barreling its way through Congress ahead of the March 23 government funding deadline if it contains a pork pet project for New York and New Jersey that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, wants in the bill. Efforts to insert into the omnibus
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A bipartisan populist coalition is energizing an effort by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) to invoke the war powers resolution to stop an illegal U.S. war for which there is no congressional authorization. First started under former President Barack Obama, and continued under President Donald Trump, the United States
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), the front-running candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, told Breitbart News on Thursday that even if Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) comes out of retirement and attempts to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate seat he currently holds, she is going nowhere. “No,” Blackburn said when asked if Corker changing his
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On the day of the latest government shutdown, Congress passed a two-year $300 billion, 652-page budget under 18 hours, much to the dismay of conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) struck a deal on Wednesday to fund the government for two years, featuring substantial increases in domestic
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WASHINGTON, DC – Chairman Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) sent four more judicial nominees to the Senate floor and plans to pass another four at its next business meeting, advancing President Trump’s persistent march to keep his campaign promise of reshaping the federal judiciary. Senators on Thursday voted to send three federal trial
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Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell (R-KY) announced Tuesday that Republicans wouldn’t be voting on the new health care bill until after the 4th of July recess. What does this mean? McConnell hasn’t garnished enough support with fellow Senate Republicans to ensure the successful passage of the bill. President Trump has been trying his best
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