Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Mitch McConnell

While pushing for corporate legal immunity, McConnell vows to block extension...

“Cutting back federal assistance at the height of the crisis would mean self-inflicted disaster, devastation, and additional deaths. That must not happen.”

Enemies of the Constitution, dismantling our democracy: Trump, McConnell, Barr

Trump, Barr, and McConnell do their business as if the Constitution doesn’t even exist. They have no problem subverting the Rule of Law, it is no more than a hindrance to them. These three are, in fact, autocrats.

As workers get sick & die from COVID-19, McConnell demands corporate...

“He wants to protect their right to engage in egregious misconduct.”

Mitch McConnell’s do-nothing republicans.

America used to have a Senate that served the people.

Senate Republicans are allowing themselves to be used as pawns by...

“Listen up, Senate Republicans and understand that you also are the ones who are on trial alongside Trump.”

As Citizens United turns 10, we need candidates who will fight...

Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.

Who is worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

The two of them have degraded and corrupted American democracy. We need them both out.

Bernie calls McConnell “afraid” for refusing to take up $15 minimum...

"A $15 minimum wage would raise wages for 39 million people and lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Why is McConnell afraid to let us vote on it?”

Democrats bring net neutrality to Senate floor, McConnell ignores their will

"With voters from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly united in support of an open internet, it's only a matter of time before net neutrality is restored."

Bernie urges McConnell to bring $15 minimum wage bill to Senate...

“Workers in America have seen 40 years of wage stagnation.”

POPULAR

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."