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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
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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
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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 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) 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 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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks about his book "The Long Game: A Memoir", in which he discusses his life in politics. He is interviewed by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
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Senator Mitch McConnell (R)-KY speaks about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. This is the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.
Topics: henry clay, jackson, kentucky, washington, adams, missouri, thomas jefferson, andrew jackson, the...
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