Mitch McConnell is WholeFoods Magazine's Person of the Year

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:52 PM EST Nov 28, 2019





































WholeFoods Magazine has named Sen.In a post announcing the award last week, the magazine wrote, "From cannabis to climate change, Mitch McConnell's name is linked to some of the most pressing topics of discussion in the industry this year.

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Protesters call for Mitch McConnell to support President Trump removal

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 8:37 PM EST Nov 22, 2019






Local politicians and young activists united Friday evening to call on U.Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul to support the impeachment and removal of President Donald Trump — but the Kentucky's senators are unlikely to acquiesce to their demands.

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McConnell 'can't imagine' president's removal

If that happens, McConnell said Monday he's still confident it wouldn't lead to Trump's ouster.“I can’t imagine a scenario under which President Trump would be removed from office with 67 votes in the Senate," he said, reaffirming comments he made two weeks ago in Washington.

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KSR host Matt Jones will not run for Senate against Mitch McConnell

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 3:06 PM EST Nov 15, 2019






Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones announced on his show Friday morning that he will not run in the U.Not because I’m certain, but because it’s time," Jones said, adding: "Even though I was never a candidate, I’m not going to be a candidate.

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Trump says Mitch McConnell will win big

Related: Democrat Andy Beshear declares victory in governor's race.In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump wrote that Bevin "picked up at least 15 points in last days, but perhaps not enough (Fake News will blame Trump!

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Courier Journal newsletter talks Kentucky politics, McConnell, elections

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:24 PM EDT Nov 1, 2019






























Are you a political junkie?Wherever you stand — and whatever candidates you support — The Courier Journal wants to be your go-to source for all things political in Kentucky.

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McConnell tells Trump to stop insulting senators, POLITICO reports

POLITICO reported McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, warned President Donald Trump at a private meeting in the White House last week to stop attacking senators during a discussion about the impeachment inquiry.Mitt Romney: a solitary GOP voice battling Trump for the soul of the Republican Party



Trump appears to have listened to McConnell's advice, according to POLITICO.

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Pallbearer snubs Mitch McConnell handshake

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:13 PM EDT Oct 25, 2019

























































Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell received a bit of online attention Thursday during a memorial service for Rep.Elijah Cummings when a pallbearer appeared to refuse to shake the Kentucky Republican's hand.

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Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul at odds

Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell might as well be from different planets.The day before President Donald Trump lifted sanctions on Turkey on Wednesday, Paul was blocking an attempt on the Senate floor to oppose the decision.

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Mitch McConnell rebukes Trump administration's Syria withdrawal

Mitch McConnell has published a stern rebuke of the Trump administration's decision to pull military forces out of Syria, saying the decision "will leave the American people and homeland less safe, embolden our enemies and weaken important alliances.forces from Syria "a grave strategic mistake.

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McConnell says Democrats have thrown fairness to wind with impeachment

Mitch McConnell quickly took aim at the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump when Congress returned from a two-week recess Tuesday.But even by their own partisan standards, House Democrats have already found new ways to lower the bar.

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President leaning on McConnell, CNN says

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Published 9:48 AM EDT Oct 10, 2019

























In the midst of an impeachment controversy, CNN reported Wednesday night that President Donald Trump is calling Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell up to three times a day, leaning on the Kentucky Republican for support.Last Saturday, McConnell said his chamber would have "no choice" but to hold an impeachment trial if the House votes to impeach.

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McConnell rebukes Trump's plan to pull U.S. troops out of Syria

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:15 PM EDT Oct 7, 2019













































Though he and President Donald Trump often agree on issues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he is against the president's move to pull U.The White House announced the decision late Sunday night as Turkey prepares a military assault against Kurdish fighters who helped the U.

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Mitch McConnell campaign ad says Trump impeachment will fail

They finally convinced her to impeach the president," McConnell says directly to the camera in a 17-second video.The ad features the same video, but McConnell's team has paired the video with different captions that all are mostly focused on the topic of impeachment.

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McConnell told White House to release transcript

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 7:06 PM EDT Sep 28, 2019

































Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly told the White House earlier this week that President Donald Trump should release the transcript of his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.According to the summary of the 30-minute call, Trump told Zelensky to reopen an investigation into a Ukrainian energy company connected to Hunter Biden, son of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden.

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Mitch McConnell election security funding not enough, report shows

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 3:48 PM EDT Sep 26, 2019






Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's support for improving election security falls short of the needed resources, according to experts.153 billion over the next five years will bring all states to a reasonable baseline on election security.

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Mitch McConnell switched to "Moscow Mitch" via Google Chrome extension

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 12:41 PM EDT Sep 25, 2019

































A new Google Chrome browser extension will have you seeing "Moscow Mitch" whenever you look up Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the internet.20 that "@senatmajldr’s new nickname #MoscowMitch hurts his feelings — and that’s exactly why you should add our new extension that replaces his name with it to your chrome browser.

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McConnell’s coal record has become a hot topic in his Senate campaign

— Mitch McConnell staked his last Senate campaign five years ago in large part on his support for the coal industry and coal miners.”



Whether people in coal country can count on McConnell, he said: "I can’t say.

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We listen to your election, McConnell questions

Tuesday's free event, our second in a series of three, was a chance for reporters Phillip M.It's in flux," one participant, who is an educator at Jefferson County Public Schools, said.

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Yarmuth endorses Trump impeachment inquiry; McConnell derides decision

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 8:52 PM EDT Sep 24, 2019






































Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell denounced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's call Tuesday for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his contacts with Ukraine.No one is above the law.

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