McConnell eschews talk of "reprisal" after nuclear option vote

Credit: CBS News- Published on August 14, 2020
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says Senate Democrats' move to change filibuster rules is a "sad" day for the Senate.
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Mitch McConnell

U.S. Republican Senator from Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican majority leader, has already vowed that the Senate will vote on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee by..
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Viral posts on Facebook falsely suggest that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's wife is a niece or granddaughter of the powerful senator.
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President Trump declined for a second day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost the election, while Republicans, including Mitch McConnell,..
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Daniel Cameron, a rising G.O.P. star in Kentucky, is seen as a possible successor to Senator Mitch McConnell. But first, he has to navigate a case roiling the..
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Republican Senator Speaker Mitch McConnell has said there will be an 'orderly transition' following the US election after President Donald Trump suggested he..
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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called on the Senate to reject President Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court,..
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If President Trump and Senate Republicans can get a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court, it will mark the biggest change there since 1991.
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Republicans planned to hold four days of nationally televised public hearings the week of Oct. 12, aiming for a vote on the Senate floor by late October, just..
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Kentucky

State in the southeastern United States
Protesters are demonstrating for the fourth straight day in Louisville, Kentucky, following the decision to not directly charge any police officers in Breonna..
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Why wasn't Brett Hankison charged with endangering Breonna Taylor? Did the grand jury even vote on homicide charges? A look at unanswered questions.
 
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Republican Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
Republicans are pushing for a swift confirmation for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. The fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacated seat has also become..
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Biden said Mr. Trump and Republicans believe "they've found a loophole in the tragedy of Justice Ginsburg's death."
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CBS News' Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta on the latest from the campaign trail and the president's efforts to keep Georgia Republican-leaning.
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