Mitch McConnell
Mar 2017

“…we can’t let him win something as important as a Supreme Court seat on a bluff.”

McConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed next Friday

John Sexton Mar 28, 2017 5:21 PM

“…they will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court very soon.”

Self-fulfilling prophecies.

“Stay in this effort.”

FP: Trump administration may cut UN funding by 50%

Ed Morrissey Mar 14, 2017 5:41 PM


How about Mexico? “Uh … no.”

“Writing checks to individuals to purchase insurance is, in principle, Obamacare.”

Feb 2017

None of you are exactly winning the Miss Congeniality award

Good for the goose but the gander is a hypocrite

“I think we’re doing the kind of things that most Republicans believe can make the country better.”

“McConnell doesn’t do anything without a plan.”

“Our members are not obsessed with the daily tweets, but are looking at the results.”

Liberal Yale law prof: You’d better give them to him, then.

Senate gets up awfully early on DeVos, but …

Ed Morrissey Feb 03, 2017 9:21 AM

And then … wait.

High-wire act ahead?

Jan 2017

Sunday morning talking heads

Allahpundit Jan 29, 2017 8:01 AM


Tax reform through reconciliation too?

House GOP to McConnell: Kill the filibuster

Ed Morrissey Jan 26, 2017 12:41 PM


Double hmmm.

The consequences of the Pompeo betrayal?

“If Hillary Clinton had been elected, they’d be revisiting Obamacare.”

McConnell to Democrats: Grow up

Ed Morrissey Jan 09, 2017 12:01 PM

“Well, I could have made that same argument eight years ago!”

Blanche DuBois and the kindness of strangers.

“…I think we’re going to just be plowing ahead”

Regrets… he’s had a few

Speedy transitions for we, not for thee.

Dec 2016

Bypassing Chao? Don’t bet on it.

As promised, “environmental justice” will no longer be a thing

“I do not see any benefit in opening further investigations…”

“The Russians are not our friends.”

“…52 is a good number, but 53 or 54 is a lot better number.”

Manchin v Manchin on shutdowns.

Nov 2016

“I happen to support the Supreme Court’s decision on that matter.”

Hmmm: Trump picks Chao to run Transportation

Ed Morrissey Nov 29, 2016 12:01 PM

Something for everyone?

Not all one big happy family, but there’s progress

The base is willing but the spirit is weak

Priebus pick: Trump’s open for business

Ed Morrissey Nov 14, 2016 8:31 AM

Bannon pick: Ready to do battle with the media.

Be careful what you wish for

Scott Walker: It’s time to kill the filibuster

Allahpundit Nov 09, 2016 8:01 PM

“You cannot use, they cannot use inside-the-ballpark Washington procedural reason to justify why things don’t happen.”

Sep 2016