Mitch McConnell

Trump pressures Democrats, warns gov't may close 'for very long time'

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 01:00 GMT

U.S. government was headed for a partial shutdown unless Trump and Congress cut a deal in their long-running battle over Trump's demand for a border wall.

Trump urges compromise as U.S. Republicans wrestle with immigration

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Trump urged his fellow Republicans on Thursday to put aside misgivings over letting young "Dreamer" immigrants stay in the U.S.

Trump's words on citizenship for 'Dreamers' roil Capitol Hill

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Senators from both parties said they were encouraged on Thursday about the prospects for bipartisan immigration talks.

U.S. government shutdown fizzles out as Senate deal struck

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 11:22 GMT

U.S. government shutdown fizzles out as Senate deal struck.

McConnell says U.S. government shutdown over DACA 'ridiculous'

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 05:41 GMT

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday it would be "ridiculous" for a fight with Democrats over immigration issues.

Senate approves major tax cuts in victory for Trump

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 10:22 GMT

The U.S. Senate narrowly approve a tax overhaul, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses.

U.S. Senate candidate Moore's spox resigns as allegations roil campaign

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 02:40 GMT

The U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned amid the Alabama Republican's efforts to combat allegations of sexual misconduct that have roiled his campaign.

Republican McConnell holds out hope for Obamacare repeal

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Mitch McConnell clung to slim hopes on Tuesday that his party could still dismantle Obamacare, despite lacking adequate support for a repeal bill.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi pledged aid to Rohingya - McConnell

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 02:47 GMT

McConnell said he had spoken with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi and that she said she was working to get aid to the Rohingya Muslim affected by violence.

Trump, McConnell 'united on many shared priorities' - W. House

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 06:20 GMT

Trump and Mitch McConnell remain united on many priorities and will hold previously scheduled meetings after the August recess.

US STOCKS-Wall Street rallies on optimism about tax reform

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:34 GMT

U.S. stocks ended up on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes posting their best one-day percentage gains in over a week.