"He thinks Democrats are of the same mind: let's not drag this out for five weeks," one attendee of the GOP lunch on Wednesday said.
Longtime White House correspondent Sam Donaldson said President Trump's supporters love him because they want a "white Christian country" back. But he said Senate Republicans will gladly convict him if public support for impeachment continues to rise.
"Nancy Pelosi's in the clutches of a left wing mob," McConnell says in the video asking for campaign donations.
President of Judicial Watch says Senate Majority Leader should use his power to end "harrassment" againt Trump.
The chances that McConnell may soon have to face that reality have become increasingly likely, as House Democrats are surging forward with their newly launched impeachment proceedings amid news that Trump pressured a foreign leader to investigate a political foe.
"Do we want to retain our honor, our principle, and our moral authority?" That was the question Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell asked fellow senators as they weighed the articles of impeachment against former President Bill Clinton.
"Well, the question is what are the Republicans thinking on the Hill?" Joe Scarborough said about a whistleblower complaint filed on Trump's communication with a foreign leader.
The probes comes after media reports accused Chao of using her position in the Trump administration to benefit herself and her family's business.
Some of these appointees are exceptionally young, extending their reach in the federal jurisprudence for decades. One of Trump's confirmed judges, Allison Rushing, at 36, is the youngest federal judge in the country.
"Mitch McConnell should not be contracting the Senate's decisions out to the White House," Senator Chris Van Hollen said.
House speaker blamed the Senate majority leader for not allowing a vote on a bill passed by Congress extending background checks.
A fighter pilot, Amy McGrath has already been to war three times and is now taking on, arguably, the most powerful man of Washington
GOP members indicated that, while they may support certain gun violence prevention measures, they're unwilling to take action without support from Trump because efforts would be futile to only be defeated by a presidential veto.
"So, let's save time. Let's just get it done — now," the speaker of the House said.
The House will likely focus on legislation around gun policy and election security and the Senate, led by Republican Mitch McConnell, has a large group of judicial nominees waiting for approval.
Actor unveils latest artwork showing $100 bill dipped in blood as gun deaths in U.S. hit 10,000 this year.
"You are single-handedly putting our democracy at risk. This is why the people are calling you Moscow Mitch," ex-Trump supporter David Weissman wrote.
Senate Republicans have refused to act on election security legislation. Now, they're the target of a new campaign by a large progressive activist group that hopes to sway their minds.
The Senate majority leader said the Hong Kong protests are a "pivotal moment" for China, adding that "hopefully they will not go too far."
"I said several weeks ago that if the president took a position on a bill so that we knew we would actually be making a law and not just having serial votes, I'd be happy to put it on the floor."
The Democrats' brief presented a stark picture of the politicization of the high court and described the dark money funded campaign to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
"It seems like everyday there's another shooting. This isn't normal. It's time our elected officials do something about it."
McGrath's ad slamming McConnell for having "left our coal miners behind years ago" gets heavy traction on social media.
"No Republican has any trouble imagining the laundry list of socialist policies that 51 Senate Democrats would happily inflict on Middle America in a filibuster-free Senate."
For each donation, the Bennet campaign said they would send McConnell's office a copy of the book in the donor's name.
"I don't know why it's taken 251 mass shootings now this year for people to start waking up," Christina Huelsman said.
The lawmakers were flanked by victims and advocates, in addition to medical professionals, that they invited to speak about their personal experiences involving gun violence.
"My message to children going back to school is go and really study hard and someday you'll grow up and maybe be President of the United States or do something else that's fantastic," Trump said.
One of the Senate Majority Leader's Twitter accounts was temporarily suspended for sharing a video of protesters advocating for violence against the Kentucky Republican.
Twitter has suspended the re-election account of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Republicans are furious.