June 19, 2024

McConnell Announces Upcoming Retirement as Republican Leader: ‘It’s Time for the Next Generation of Leadership’

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will step down from his leadership position later this year, he announced Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying “Father Time remains undefeated” and “it’s time for the next generation of leadership.” McConnell, already the longest serving Senate party leader in history, will step down at the end of this Congress

Steve Daines Becomes First Member of Senate Republican Leadership to Oppose Border Surrender Bill

The Senate Republicans’ campaign chief will not support the widely panned pro-migration border bill revealed Sunday night. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), is the first member of Senate GOP leadership to publicly announce opposition. “I can’t support a bill that doesn’t secure the border, provides taxpayer funded lawyers

House Democrat Leadership on Violent DNC Riot: ‘Exceeded a Peaceful Demonstration’

House Democrat leadership issued a statement saying the violent pro-Palestinian riot outside of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that left six capitol police officers injured and led to the shuttering of House offices for safety “exceeded a peaceful demonstration.”  House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (R-NY), House Minority Whip Katherine Clark (D-MA), Democrat Caucus Chair Pete

Rep. Dean Phillips to step down from leadership position after his calls for a primary challenger to Biden

Rep. Dean Phillips has floated the possibility of mounting a primary challenge against President Joe Biden, meeting with donors in New York over the summer to talk about the prospect. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Rep. Dean Phillips will step down from his role as co-chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, but “will remain

WATCH: Ilhan Omar breaks down in fit of rage aimed at Biden, Democrat leadership over support for Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., broke down in a fit of rage Friday aimed at President Biden and Democrat leadership over their support for Israel amid the war with Hamas. Her angry comments came during a press conference held outside the U.S. Capitol alongside a few fellow members of the far-left “Squad” calling for a ceasefire […]

Sununu: We’ve Got to Move McConnell, Feinstein Out of Leadership Positions

Governor Chris Sununu (R-NH) said Thursday on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront” that Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) needed to be moved out of their leadership roles. Sununu said, “Senator McConnell has done a phenomenal job. I think as you said rightly so it’s all concern. Everyone wants the best for

Mike Lee Calls for ‘New Leadership’ as Mitch McConnell Plans to Ram Ukraine Aid Down ‘House’s Throat’

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Friday night called for new Senate Republican leadership, citing a story that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) plans to ram Ukraine aid down the “House’s throat.” Citing a Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Kimberly Strassel that discussed how McConnell will help Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) force the House

Putin Claims over 270,000 ‘Voluntary’ Russian Military Recruits After Wagner Leadership Collapse

Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted on Tuesday that hundreds of thousands of volunteers are rushing to join the Russian military and fight in Ukraine. He portrayed the partial mobilization order he signed in September 2022 as one of the most successful recruiting drives in history, bringing a quarter of a million fresh troops into the

Democrats’ last anti-abortion lawmaker gets leadership endorsements

After getting exiled by most of his party in 2src22, Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar, Democrats’ last anti-abortion incumbent, was left to fend for himself against a progressive primary challenger. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) announced endorsements on Thursday for his 2src24 reelection from the entire House Democratic leadership team, a sharp reversal from

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Clyde Slams House Leadership For Threatening To Pull His Second Amendment Bill Over Debt Ceiling Vote

Republican Georgia Rep. Andrew Clyde slammed House GOP leadership after he said they threatened to block his bill that focuses on pistol braces from coming to the floor if he votes “no” on the debt ceiling rule. Clyde went after House leadership in an exclusive statement to the Daily Caller, accusing them of holding Americans’

House Foreign Affairs leadership offered viewing of Afghanistan cable

Ranking member, Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) (right) asks questions as Chair Michael McCaul (R-Texas) (left) listens during the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. | Mariam Zuhaib/AP Photo The State Department has offered to let House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Ranking Member Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) see a dissent cable related

Trump announces Texas leadership team with several top officials noticeably absent

Former President Donald Trump announced his campaign’s Texas leadership team on Saturday night which included several high level state officials but noticeably did not include Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. In a statement released before thousands of people packed into the Waco Regional Airport for Trump’s first rally since announcing his 2024 presidential campaign, Trump revealed […]

George and Barbara Bush modeled true leadership. Honor their example this Presidents Day

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A few days ago, in the launch of her bid for the nation’s highest office, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said she believed it was time for a generational change. Fair enough, and the truth be told, I suspect most Americans would agree.  But beyond looking to […]

Klobuchar rising: Leadership path opens for Minnesota Dem

Provided she wins reelection next year in her blue state, Amy Klobuchar will have big decisions to make about where to go next. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Amy Klobuchar made her debut as a member of Senate Democrats’ leadership “Big Four” with a dash of sarcasm. “Oh, the first time ever at the microphone,” the

Biden showed complete lack of leadership in failing to address China in State of the Union

Just days after a Chinese spy balloon spent an entire week floating over the heads of Americans before finally being shot down, President Biden had an opportunity to send China a strong message in his State of the Union address. Unfortunately, the president once again chose not to lead.  Instead, he put issues like climate […]

Our Republican leaders have failed us. It’s time for new leadership

We need to replace the current leaders of the Republican Party – RNC chair Ronna McDaniel – niece of Mitt Romney, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and current House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. They have failed miserably in their duties.But we can’t insist that they recount the votes or complain that they didn’t support Trump […]

Schumer proposes Dem leadership shake-up

After Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Schumer proposes that the next position is the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, currently helmed by Stabenow (D-Mich.), followed by the chair of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, a position currently held by Klobuchar (D-Minn.). It’s a return to where Schumer once stood before he became leader

‘We want new leadership’: GOP infighting grows

The Republican Party wrestles with whether it should stick with its three current leaders — Donald Trump, Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell. Next Video Newly elected members of Congress take class photo Browse Videos Watch Video ‘Our hearts are broken’: Youngkin reacts to shooting at Walmart in Virginia Watch Video A look at Fauci’s memorable

McConnell faces leadership challenge from Rick Scott as conservatives steam

“I have the votes. I will be elected. The only issue is whether it will be sooner or later,” McConnell said. “I don’t own this job. Anybody in the conference that’s serving can challenge me. And I welcome [it].” Senate Republicans spent roughly three hours on Tuesday venting to each other about the party’s poor

McCarthy, Emmer get House GOP nods during rift-ridden leadership elections

Emmer’s win also shatters a perceived conference curse: That NRCC chairs can’t move to higher roles in leadership, despite successful results at the ballot boxes. His victory at the closed conference meeting followed a 188-31 vote by House Republicans to nominate GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy for speaker over challenger Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), whose candidacy

‘Honor to stand on the shoulders’: Jeffries talks leadership transition

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Jeffries on leadership transition: ‘Honor to stand on the shoulders’

House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries arrives to meet with his fellow Democrats, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2src22. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y), widely expected to lead his caucus in the next Congress, said Sunday it was an honor to follow the previous generation of top Democrats.

Schiff passes on Dem leadership bid as Pelosi’s future stays murky

Rep. Adam Schiff speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol Building. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Adam Schiff has decided not to seek a top House Democratic leadership post in the next Congress and is instead turning his focus to a potential Senate run, according to multiple people familiar with his decision. The California Democrat has

Dems get in array on future leadership after Pelosi departs

Their rise was set up when the current top three House Democratic leaders announced Thursday that they would step aside, with the current No. 3 leader, Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.), even endorsing the new leadership trio. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) endorsed Jeffries in a letter to Democrats announcing his own decision to

Joe Biden Praises Nancy Pelosi as ‘Most Consequential Speaker’ in History After She Announces Exit from Leadership

President Joe Biden praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday after she announced her decision to exit Democrat leadership. “When I think of Nancy Pelosi, I think of dignity,” he wrote in a more than 500-word statement released by the White House. “History will note she is the most consequential Speaker of the House of

Pelosi, first woman speaker, to depart Dem leadership in seismic shift

Then Democrats’ better-than-expected midterm election prompted personal pleas for her to stay from the president and Senate majority leader. But in a floor speech attended by nearly every member of her Democratic caucus, including plenty of teary allies, Pelosi declared it was time for a “new generation” of leaders. Clad in stark white, the color

OPEC Head Praises Dictator Maduro’s ‘Inspiring Leadership’ on Venezuela Trip

The Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Haitham Al Ghais, traveled to Venezuela on Tuesday to meet with socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, touting the “key role” of Venezuelan oil in the international market. During an official event on Wednesday, Al Ghais, who recently assumed OPEC’s head office in August, praised the

Top Senate Republicans push forward amid calls to delay leadership elections

But the election may be different this time. In addition to the trio circulating the letter, Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) also want to delay the elections. Hawley says he will vote against McConnell as leader, and Senator-elect Eric Schmitt (R-Mo.) has said the Senate

GOP’s muted midterms jolt its House leadership rivalries

Multiple House Republicans are now questioning whether Rep. Tom Emmer, right, has a clear path forward in leadership after their hopes of a red tsunami faded into a likely red ripple. | Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The reckoning over House Republicans’ disappointing midterm performance could arrive in the form of a shaken-up race for their No.

House Dems’ leadership landscape frozen by their pleasant midterm surprise

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks on Capitol Hill, Sept. 3src, 2src22, in Washington, D.C. | Mariam Zuhaib/AP Photo House Democrats will be waiting hours, if not days, to know the full results of Tuesday’s surprisingly close midterm election. They could have to wait even longer on the future of their leadership. Republicans are still poised

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