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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...
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Speaking at the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Roy Moore is "a completely unacceptable candidate." He said, "Roy Moore should withdraw. The women who have come forward are completely credible. His campaign is collapsing." He also said that he was in talks with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Chief of Staff Kelly on the best way to move forward, including the possibility of having Attorney General...
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In a press conference on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticized the Republican tax proposal to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes. He also commented on other issues including disaster relief and the need for universal background checks for gun purchases. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, new york, washington, west virginia, pelosi, california
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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
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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
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) explained why he was not voting for Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He went on to talk about the domestic cuts that will likely be needed to pay for construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, garland, neil gorsuch, obama
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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 Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-MY) explained why he would vote against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. He cited reasons that included that the nominee had sided with insurance companies and large corporations. Senator Schumer also said the nominee was not forthcoming in answers during his confirmation hearing. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, mr. madden, alphonse madden, luke, chuck schumer, roberts
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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
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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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) came to the floor to discuss President Trump's announcement the previous evening of his nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, clinton, mitch, joe biden
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Judge Neil Gorsuch made his first appearance on Capitol Hill after President Trump picked him for the open seat on the Supreme Court left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Judge Gorsuch met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in his office. Vice President Mike Pence, along with former Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), attended as well. Sen. Ayotte is serving as the nominee's so-called sherpa -- personally introducing him to senators and escorting him to meetings as well as...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans were "plotting and soon will be executing a full-scale assault" on the health care system. He spoke with reporters on the party's legislative agenda after Senate Democratic leaders met with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the new administration's priorities. Topics of questions included the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nomination. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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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
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