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Mitch McConnell news and analysis from The Nation
March 22, 2017
Yes, Dems Should Block Gorsuch While the FBI’s Trump Probe Goes on
Mitch McConnell obstructed not only Obama’s Supreme Court pick but his effort to alert voters about Russian election hacking—inextricably tying these issues together.
February 17, 2017
Mitch McConnell Just Reached a New Low
In ramming through Trump’s EPA pick, the majority leader committed an egregious cover-up and a “total abdication of the Senate’s constitutional responsibility.”
February 8, 2017
The Final Shaming of Mitch McConnell
When he silenced Elizabeth Warren for criticizing Jeff Sessions, the majority leader disgraced himself and the “Party of Lincoln.”
February 1, 2017
Democrats Can Save Critical Regulations if They Slow Down the Senate
Congress has the ability to junk many crucial Obama rules, but there’s a ticking clock.
December 21, 2016
Mitch McConnell Assaulted the Constitution (and Got Away With It)
The senator refused to perform his duty in rejecting any consideration of Obama’s Supreme Court nominee.
December 12, 2016
The Craven Power Politics of Mitch McConnell
He blocked a bipartisan statement on Russian hacking before the election, but now belatedly joins senators asking for a probe.
November 21, 2016
Senate Republicans Don’t Really Want to Govern in the Era of Trump
Mitch McConnell has no use for power other than acquiring and maintaining it.
February 14, 2016
Mitch McConnell Wants Obama to Have a 3-Year Last Term
Just because McConnell’s insistence that Obama shouldn’t nominate a new Supreme Court justice is expected, that doesn’t make it normal. It’s outrageous.
November 2, 2014
Did Mitch McConnell Fail to Disclose His Trip to the Koch Donor Conference?
The Senate minority leader appears not to have disclosed his hotel expenses for the already secretive gathering of far-right donors and politicians.
October 30, 2014
Mitch McConnell’s Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company
After drugs were found aboard the
, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.