Mitch McConnell | Senate Republican Leader

Mitch McConnell speaking at the 2014 CPAC Conference. Mitch McConnell speaking at the 2014 CPAC Conference. By: Gage Skidmore

Mitch McConnell Contact & Bio Information

Mitch McConnell
Born 02/20/1942 (Age 78)
Religion:Southern Baptist
Phone Number: 202-224-2541
Government Website: mcconnell.senate.gov
Campaign Website: www.teammitch.com

Mitch McConnell Congress Details

Years in Congress: 01/03/1985 - Present
Committees On: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, Appropriations & Rules & Administration

Mitch McConnell History

Senate Leader (01/03/2007 - Present)
Senate Whip (01/03/2003 - 01/03/2007)
U.S. Senator from Kentucky (01/03/1985 - 01/03/2003)
College Attended: Kentucky ('67) & Louisville ('64)
Degrees Earned: J.D. (Law) Law (67) & Bachelors Degree Political Science (64)
Prior Occupations: Government Employee, Lawyer & Army
Previous Mitch McConnell Speaking Engagements
Mitch McConnell Videos of Speaking Engagements
Mitch McConnell Senate Speech On Coronavirus Stimulus Bill
Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, addressed the senate as deadlocked continued to ensue over a coronavirus stimulus bill. He blasted the Democrats over what he called their "wish list" of items that they wished to see in the new legislation. Some of the items on the list were tax credits for wind and solar energy, provisions "to force employers to give special treatment to big labor," and new emission standards for the airlines. He then said "Are You Kidding Me?" He argued that the items had nothing to do with the COVID-19 crisis.
Mitch McConnell Speech on Senate Floor Day After House Impeached President Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the Senate floor one day after the House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. McConnell criticized House Democrats for conducting a "slapdash" impeachment investigation that resulted in "the most rushed, least thorough and most unfair impeachment inquiry in modern history."
Mitch McConnell Speech Regarding Senate Impeachment Trial Against Donald Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a speech on the Senate floor in which he responded to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's letter requesting four witnesses be called at the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. McConnell denied Mr. Schumer's request, saying that it was up to House Democrats to make their case regarding impeachment. McConnell said "The Senate is meant to act as judge and jury, to hear a trial, not to re-run the entire fact-finding investigation because angry partisans rushed sloppily through it."