Steven T. Dennis

Government, Business

McConnell Rules Out GOP Support for Tax Hikes to Pay for Infrastructure

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves his Capitol Hill office in Washington on March 15. (Samuel Corum/Bloomberg News) Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves his Capitol Hill office in Washington on March 15. (Samuel Corum/Bloomberg News)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said there was no chance that Republicans would back any tax increases to pay for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, leaving Democrats to try to force through a package on their own.

Steven T. Dennis | Bloomberg News
March 16, 2021
Government, Business

McConnell Expects New Virus Relief Bill by End of Month

Mitch McConnell. McConnell said July 6 that he expected the Senate to introduce a new virus stimulus bill in the coming weeks. (Al Drago/Bloomberg News)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Congress will pass one final coronavirus rescue package later this month and appealed to everyone in public life to urge people to wear masks to control the spread.

Steven T. Dennis | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2020