Posts Tagged ‘ McConnell ’

Mitch McConnell on Tea Party challengers: ‘We are going to crush them everywhere’

March 9, 2014
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Mitch McConnell on Tea Party challengers: ‘We are going to crush them everywhere’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) isn’t enjoying that wave of Tea Party tantrums that swept into power in 2010, except when it benefited his party initially. Other establishment Republicans are fighting back against the Tea Party, the faction of the GOP they created.  McConnell told the New York Times in an interview,”I don’t think…

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Mitch McConnell concerned about Conservatives ‘Giving Conservatism a bad name’

November 30, 2013
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Mitch McConnell concerned about Conservatives ‘Giving Conservatism a bad name’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) went after the Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF), and as you know, McConnell will cut a bitch. He accused the group and other Republicans, of giving “conservatism a bad name.” In an interview with the Washington Examiner, McConnell said, “The Senate Conservatives Fund is giving conservatism a bad name. They’re participating in…

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Mitch McConnell breaks up with Ted Cruz, won’t support government shutdown to defund Obamacare

September 23, 2013
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Mitch McConnell breaks up with Ted Cruz, won’t support government shutdown to defund Obamacare

The head obstructionist is obstructing the obstructor. Confused? You’ll be more confused in a minute. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) broke with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday, and revealed that he won’t filibuster legislation to fund the government in order to defund Obamacare. When Ted Cruz said to not filibuster is a vote…

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Sen Mitch ‘Stinky’ McConnell’s Campaign Manager, “I could see hurt in his eyes” over holding nose remark

August 12, 2013
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Sen Mitch ‘Stinky’ McConnell’s Campaign Manager, “I could see hurt in his eyes” over holding nose remark

After a recording of a phone conversation was obtained with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign manager Jesse Benton calling McConnell a stinky old man (I may have accidentally on purpose added a couple of words), team Mitch has been backpedaling the entire incident, trying to make it magically disappear.          …

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Caught On Tape: Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager thinks he stinks, “I’ve been holding my nose for 2 years”

August 8, 2013
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Caught On Tape: Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager thinks he stinks, “I’ve been holding my nose for 2 years”

Economic Policy Journal obtained a recording of a phone conversation with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign manager Jesse Benton saying,”Between you and me, I’m sorta holding my nose for two years..cause what we’re doing here is gonna be a big benefit to Rand in ’16.” Benton is staying in his position apparently only to help…

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Officials: A guy donated $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell two months after he died

August 5, 2013
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Officials: A guy donated $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell two months after he died

A Kentucky Super PAC supporting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election reported Wednesday that it had received a $100,000 contribution from Houston home builder and GOP mega-donor Bob Perry on June 3. The problem is that Perry had been dead for nearly two months.           Officials with the super PAC, Kentuckians for…

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Alison Grimes: “If the doctors told Sen. McConnell he had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it”

August 3, 2013
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Alison Grimes: “If the doctors told Sen. McConnell he had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it”

The Kentucky Senate race began with a bang this weekend as Alison Grimes (D) looked at Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) at the state’s annual Fancy Farm picnic and said, “If the doctors told Sen. McConnell he had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it.” Grimes also pointed out that Rand Paul wasn’t in…

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Really old guy from the Party of Old, Grumpy, White Men mocks Hillary Clinton, says she’s too old

July 2, 2013
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Really old guy from the Party of Old, Grumpy, White Men mocks Hillary Clinton, says she’s too old

First of all, I want to make it clear that I am not making this up. At a conservative conference earlier in the year, 71 year-old Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, ridiculed the 2016 Democratic field as “a rerun of ‘The Golden Girls,’ ” referring to 65 year-old Hillary Clinton and Vice President…

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Video: Mitch McConnell can’t identify evidence of an Obama administration Benghazi ‘cover-up’

May 19, 2013
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Video: Mitch McConnell can’t identify evidence of an Obama administration Benghazi ‘cover-up’

During an appearance on Meet The Press, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tried to distance himself from efforts by Republicans trying to tie Obama to the handling of the attack in Benghazi. Suddenly, (for once) McConnell’s tone changed and his finger is not pointed at President Obama.                  …

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Meltdown: Mitch McConnell has blamed everyone for the leaked tape except himself and Bigfoot

April 9, 2013
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Meltdown: Mitch McConnell has blamed everyone for the leaked tape except himself and Bigfoot

As reported here, Mother Jones came through with yet another recording taken during a private meeting; in this one, you can hear Mitch McConnell’s team plan an attack on Ashley Judd’s faith and past issues with depression. Their reaction is akin to, ‘Look over here, it’s my other hand!’ instead of addressing the sleazy tactics…

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Secret Tape Leaked: Mitch McConnell and Aides describe their tactics called ‘Whac-A-Mole’ & using Judd’s faith against her

April 9, 2013
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Secret Tape Leaked: Mitch McConnell and Aides describe their tactics called ‘Whac-A-Mole’ & using Judd’s faith against her

Holy crap, who knew Mitch McConnell was this slimy (besides all of us)? Mother Jones has come through with yet another recording taken during a private meeting; in this one, you can hear McConnell’s team plan an attack on Ashley Judd’s faith and past issues with depression.                …

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Gun Owner from Kentucky hits Mitch McConnell in new ad asking, “Senator, whose side are you on?”

February 25, 2013
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A second TV ad was launched hitting Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell where it hurts, from a gun owner in his State. Gary Nutt, a Kentucky veteran and gun owner makes a point saying, “I’d be a pretty bad hunter if I needed an assault weapon.” A recent poll shows that Kentucky voters agree with Gary…

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