Mitch McConnell

Where Things Stand: McConnell’s Not Biting Prime Badge
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks through the Senate subway on his way to the fourth day of the Senates second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on February 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump’s defense team begins their presentation of the defense that Trump should not be held responsible for the January 6th attack at the U.S. Capitol on First Amendment grounds and the fact that he is no longer in office. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mitch McConnell

We covered a report over the weekend about ex-President Trump’s ambition to boot longtime Republican leader Mitch McConnell out of office. McConnell has refused to comment on the news, a stance first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, and he shrugged again today.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 17: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listens to Republican senators speaks about their opposition to S. 1, the "For The People Act" on June 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. Republican are calling the proposed legislation, which  is intended to expand voting rights and reform campaign finance, a federal take over of elections and unconstitutional. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)
Where Things Stand: All The Grievances Prime Badge
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The Senate minority leader is showing a bit more of his cards than usual.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a press conference following the Republicans policy luncheon in the Russell Senate Office Building on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats and Republicans are continuing their negations on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan and have yet to come to a deal. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mitch McConnell
Where Things Stand: McConnell Might Still Be Open To Having A Spine Prime Badge
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Against Trump, that is.

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on January 27, 2016 in Washington, DC.
on December 8, 2016 in Washington, DC.
Where Things Stand: GOP Acknowledges Asian Hate Crime Bill Might Not Be Right Time To Force First Filibuster Prime Badge
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Many Senate Republicans nonetheless argued the bill wasn’t necessary in the first place.

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on October 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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