Let's not bury the lede. The largest stimulus bill in American history was passed by the Senate, then the House, and signed by President Donald Trump today. It was an honor to join @POTUS at the White House today for the signing of the CARES Act. The American people needed this rescue package. They needed it quickly. And the Senate delivered, 96-0. It's a proud moment for our country. pic.twitter.com/jk33y5D5lg— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) March 27, 2020 Now for the rocky road to get here. America is in a freefall from the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus called COVID-19. Surely every elected official will jump in to craft a plan for recovery! Not quite. But Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, and
They're throwing shade at Mitch McConnell from all over the political map. Trump needs to fire Mitch's wife. https://t.co/2rl6cIeCCb— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) July 30, 2018 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell dropped by my radio studio on Friday to talk about a myriad of subjects. We talked about Wednesday's meeting between the President, Sen. McConnell, and House Speaker Paul Ryan, where it was understood that compromises were made to expedite the passage of spending bills, including the notion of delaying funding for Trump's border wall. I asked Senator McConnell if there was a looming government shutdown ahead of the November midterm elections. "That's not going to happen," he snapped back. Not long thereafter, President Donald Trump weighed in with a differing view
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth popped onto the radio today to explain why the Democrats caved in on the government shutdown stalemate. We talked about Sen. Chuck Schumer's strategy, the DACA negotiations, funding the U.S. military vs funding The Dreamers, and Yarmuth replied to Gov. Matt Bevin's contention that he is "whining" about the new Medicaid waiver allowing the government to demand that able-bodied recipients either work, get job training, or provide community service. The photo above is a rare capture of Yarmuth and Bevin appearing side-by-side. We'll not have any of that bipartisanship, gentlemen. Back to your corners.