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Opinion: Why Mitch McConnell is warning corporate CEOs

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's recent warning to the corporate CEOs of America that they would face serious consequences for using "economic blackmail" to protest against voter suppression laws is neither a gaffe nor a misstatement. Rather, it reflects the state of a Republican Party that is settling into its post-Donald Trump identity.

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Avlon reacts to McConnell's advice to corporations

CNN's John Avlon breaks down Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for corporations to stay out of politics, after companies such as Delta and Coke vocalized objections to Georgia's new voting law.

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Schumer and McConnell clash over voting rights bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell clashed over sweeping voting rights legislation that would set federal standards on early and mail-in voting, and expand access to the polls.

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McConnell describes legislative filibuster as 'Kentucky's veto'

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell explained his support for the legislative filibuster's 60-vote threshold, making the case in an op-ed in his home state paper, the Courier-Journal, published Monday that the filibuster is actually "Kentucky's veto" to prevent "radical" changes that would hurt the state.

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Cuomo slams McConnell's 'scorched earth' threat

CNN's Chris Cuomo looks at threats from Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell to Democrats over a sweeping election bill recently passed in the House and former President Trump saying Republican elections will be hard if that bill passes.

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McConnell says GOP will back Murkowski's reelection despite Trump's threat

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell committed on Monday that Senate Republicans will support GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski's reelection bid in 2022 despite former President Donald Trump advocating that the GOP "get rid of" the 17 Republicans in Congress who voted against him during his second impeachment.

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Opinion: McConnell may get the last laugh

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell finds himself in an unenviable position. On the one hand, Democrats have called him a hypocrite for voting to acquit former President Donald Trump in the recent impeachment proceedings before the US Senate, even as McConnell argued (as did, presumably, the seven Republicans that voted to convict) that Trump bore "moral responsibility" for the January 6 attacks on the US Capitol. On the other, Trump viciously attacked McConnell in a Tuesday press release, calling him a "dour, sullen, unsmiling political hack."

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Analysis: The most ridiculous claim in Trump's statement slamming McConnell

Former President Donald Trump made a number of wild claims in a statement Tuesday savaging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. But one really stood out to me: His insistence that he had "single-handedly saved" more than a dozen Senate seats -- including McConnell's! -- from falling into the clutches of Democrats over the past two elections.

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Read McConnell's remarks after acquittal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered remarks from the Senate floor on Saturday after a historic vote to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.

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'This is not over': What GOP sources are telling CNN's Jamie Gangel

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed former President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol riot but voted to acquit him anyway. CNN's Jamie Gangel reports several Republican sources in favor of conviction say "this is not over with the impeachment," citing other investigations against former President Donald Trump.

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McConnell: No question Trump is responsible for provoking riot

Despite voting to acquit former President Donald Trump of inciting the January 6 riot, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that there was no question that Trump was responsible for provoking the riot and said the Senate cannot impeach a President that is not in office.

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