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The Wall Street Journal hosted its annual CEO Council meeting in Washington, DC. In this portion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about the Senate Republican agenda, including passing tax reform, the 2018 budget, and an infrastructure bill. Sen. McConnell also talked about the Alabama Senate special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The majority leader called his party's nominee "a completely unacceptable candidate" in light of recent...
Topics: alaska, alabama, roy moore, mcconnell, lisa murkowski, washington, virginia, iran, mitch mcconnell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the failed attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, and President Trump's remarks regarding with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, mueller, trump, washington, massachusetts, chuck schumer, alexander, pennsylvania, north...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to tweets by President Trump calling for a government shutdown when the omnibus budget deal expires at the end of September 2017. Minority Leader Schumer talked about the bipartisan nature of the deal and why the President should support it. He also spoke about President Trump's tax policy proposal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told reporters he suppored the U.S. missile strikes in Syria. He called it well planned, well executed, and certainly more than a "pin prick" to the Assad regime. He added that the strikes also signaled that America was back and sent a message to North Korea, Russia, and Iran that America was leading again. Senator McConnell also talked about the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, federal spending, and...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He laid out his reasons for opposing the nominee and talked a bit about the upcoming "Nuclear Option" threatened by the Republicans, positing that instead of Senate procedures needing to be changed, perhaps the nominee should be changed. He started his comments by paying tribute to those killed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in an explosion earlier...
Topics: gorsuch, obama, merrick garland, washington, breyer, mcconnell, neil gorsuch, russia
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He said "it now looks apparent" Judge Gorsuch "will be subject to first successful partisan filibuster in the history of the Senate." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, obama, gore
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) touted President Trump's expected executive order rolling back some environmental rules regarding energy production, specifically coal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) encouraged Democrats to drop any thoughts of filibustering Neil Gorsuch's nomination to become the next Supreme Court justice. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke briefly to reporters on their legislative agenda including health care legislation and confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: gorsuch, colorado, schumer, scott wong
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about how Supreme Court nominees abide by the "Ginsburg Standard," refraining from previewing how the nominee might vote on a particular case once on the Court. He then criticized Democrats for employing a "double standard" by requesting that nominees answer questions about these issues. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, ruth bader ginsburg, sotomayor, ginsburg, leahy, obama, new york
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Topics: gorsuch, mr. grassley
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act, saying Democrats would hold Republicans responsible for the effects of repealing the health care law. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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