Mitch McConnell

Pres. Trump, GOP On 2018 Legislation: We Hope It Will Be A Bipartisan Year

President Trump alongside top GOP leaders gather at Camp David in Maryland, to give a general outlook for 2018. Many core tenants of the republican agenda were outlined on Saturday, including construction of the wall, along with reforms for infrastructure, welfare and immigration. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who expects bipartisan support moving forward, also referenced 2017 as one of the more memorable ones of his time in congress, and added the new tax reform bill will be a boost for the economy.

GOP Lawmakers Set To Re-address Health Care Debate In 2018

As GOP lawmakers end the year by repealing a key part of Obamacare through the tax bill, they seek to continue addressing the legislation in 2018. In a recent interview, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he does not believe ‘the health care issue is done’ and indicated Obamacare may be taken up as early as January.

Sen. Mitch McConnell Optimistic On Bipartisan Achievements in 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is optimistic, saying 2018 may be a year of bipartisan achievements. In a briefing on capitol hill on Friday, the Kentucky Senator touted the recent success in passing the tax reform bill, saying the process brought republicans of all stripes, as well as the administration together.

Senate to Vote on Tax Reform Bill Nov. 27th

Just hours after the House passed sweeping tax reform, the Senate Finance Committee approved its tax plan, pushing the legislation to the floor for a full vote. The panel approved the measure in a 14-to-12 vote along party lines on Thursday.