Mitch McConnell

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

The U.S. Senate confirmed its 200th federal judge nominated by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, approving Cory Wilson by a narrow 52-48 vote to serve as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

McConnell: We Need to ‘Welcome’ Hong Kongers ‘Who Have Stood up for Liberty’

During a speech on the Senate floor on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urged the Trump administration to use tools it has been given by Congress and work with allies to impose consequences on China for its actions in Hong Kong and stated that “If some of the same brave Hong Kongers who have stood up for liberty, waved our American flag, and singing our American national anthem would like to come here and join us, we should welcome them, warmly.”

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Pelosi: Trump Is ‘Meekly Surrendering’ with Policing Executive Order

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Donald Trump’s executive order on law enforcement reform, entitled Safe Policing for Safe Communities, “fell sadly and seriously short,” to meet the moment of weeks of nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

McConnell on Senate ‘Obamagate’ Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on ‘Appropriate Use of Time’

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) responded to criticism from his House of Representatives counterpart Speaker Nancy Pelosi regarding the House Homeland Security Committee’s use of subpoena power in the lead-up to the 2017 investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, tells reporters he has secured enough Republican votes to start President Donald Trump's impeachment trial and postpone a decision on witnesses and documents Democrats want, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday …