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Mitch McConnell gives 'maybe 50-50' odds of bipartisan infrastructure deal as Democrats say they won't drop climate initiatives

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell provided a downbeat view on the latest roughly $1 trillion infrastructure framework negotiated by a faction of centrist senators from both parties.
The plan would provide just over $1 trillion in new infrastructure spending focused on roads, bridges, ports, and highways.
"Maybe 50-50," the Kentucky Republican said in a Monday interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. "Look, both sides would like to get an infrastructure bill."
McConnell reiterated the by now familiar "red lines" for Senate Republicans: no modifications...
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McConnell blasts ProPublica tax leak, says whoever is responsible should be 'hunted down and thrown into jail'

McConnell blasts ProPublica tax leak, says whoever is responsible should be 'hunted down and thrown into jail'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Monday called for legal action against anyone who was responsible for leaking tax records of the super wealthy to ProPublica.
In a recent ProPublica report , the publication detailed how billionaires including Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffet have largely avoided paying a substantial amount of income taxes.
The report cited "an anonymous source who provided us with large amounts of information on the ultrawealthy, everything from the taxes they paid to the income they reported to the profits from their...
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McConnell: Biden Won't Get Supreme Court Pick In 2024 If GOP Wins Back Senate

McConnell: Biden Won't Get Supreme Court Pick In 2024 If GOP Wins Back Senate

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Activists are pressuring Justice Stephen Breyer to step down while Democrats still have majority control.
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McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters after a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP
McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023.
The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a possible vacancy.
McConnell blocked Obama from filling a vacancy in the last year of his presidency.
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