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McConnell Op-Ed: Far-left Scare Tactics Won’t Stop Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Mitch McConnell

The following op-ed by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) can found both online and in the Sunday edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer:

“President Donald Trump has chosen a superb nominee to serve on the Supreme Court. Through the most transparent and democratic process in recent memory, he has selected a brilliant judge with an outstanding reputation. Now it is the Senate’s turn to give Judge Brett Kavanaugh fair and thorough consideration. Continue reading McConnell Op-Ed: Far-left Scare Tactics Won’t Stop Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

New Blue Grass Army Depot Commander

Colonel Joseph R. Kurz.

Joseph R. Kurz accepted command responsibility today during the time-honored “Passing of the Colors” ceremony, during which he accepted the BGAD “colors” (flag) from the Commander of BGAD’s higher headquarters, symbolically representing the acceptance of his new position and responsibilities. Colonel Kurz, a native of Florida, served in the middle east during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition to B.A. and M.S. degrees in Public Administration and Logistics Management, respectively, he holds a Master of Military Art and Science (M.M.A.S) degree from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Senate Passes Farm Bill, Which Includes Senator McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today the Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill), which takes serious steps to ensure the future of American agriculture. A conference committee made up with members from both chambers will now reconcile the Senate and House versions of the Farm Bill. Continue reading Senate Passes Farm Bill, Which Includes Senator McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act

Senate Passes Farm Bill, Which Includes Senator McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today the Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill), which takes serious steps to ensure the future of American agriculture. A conference committee made up with members from both chambers will now reconcile the Senate and House versions of the Farm Bill. Continue reading Senate Passes Farm Bill, Which Includes Senator McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act

SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Jared Carpenter

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are the values on which our great nation was founded. Written in the Declaration of Independence, these words ring true for all Americans and have held fast for more than two centuries. Ratified on July 4, 1776, the Declaration has long been held in the hearts of the American people as a source of hope and inspiration to protect the freedoms we hold so dear. Continue reading SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

McConnell Statement on the President’s Executive Order

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement regarding the executive order signed today by President Trump:

“The safety of Americans and the security of our nation require that people who illegally cross our border are not simply released into the United States. But when families with children breach our border, we should keep those families together whenever possible while our legal system fairly and promptly evaluates their status. Continue reading McConnell Statement on the President’s Executive Order

Senator McConnell Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill to Keep Families Together and Ensure Integrity of Immigration Laws

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today joined with his colleagues to introduce the Keep Families Together and Enforce the Law Act.

The legislation requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to keep families together pending the outcome of their immigration proceedings. It also authorizes more immigration court judges to prioritize adjudication of family cases. In addition, it protects children who are at risk of harm and sets standards of care for family residential centers to ensure immigrant families are treated humanely and fairly. Continue reading Senator McConnell Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill to Keep Families Together and Ensure Integrity of Immigration Laws