Prevailing on Ukraine Funding, McConnell Took Political Hits
The minority leader’s handling of the border and foreign aid legislation drew scorching criticism from far-right Republicans, though he scored a legislative win on an issue he regards as existential and part of his legacy.
The House Freedom Caucus mocked Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) after he announced his retirement from his leadership position Wednesday, suggesting that his stance on Ukraine aligns with his Democrat colleagues. “Our thoughts are ...
Biden admin officials met Tuesday to discuss ways to fill Ukraine’s urgent needs for artillery and ammo, including drawing down U.S. stockpiles without replenishing them immediately or waiting for more money from Congress.
After the 2020 presidential election took days to call, many states reworked how they process mail ballots with the goal of delivering results faster — and cutting off oxygen for conspiracy theories that flourished as the country waited for results.
The long-serving Republican leader said he would step aside from the role at the end of his term but remain in the Senate, acknowledging that his views on national security had put him out of step with his party.