Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks to media after a meeting in his office along at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. With McConnell originate from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, right. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently outlined his priorities for the remainder of 4 seasons. Inside of a compilation of tweets Wednesday, McConnell said the top chamber is dependant on reading good of your president’s team into position, confirming judicial nominees and dealing compared to other legislative business.
He also slammed Democrats by claiming they have got made the chamber drag its feet, but promised to try and do what he can to shut out the 115th Congress inside of a strong way.
The Senate is dependant on all in all the 2011 remaining priorities: getting more in the president’s team into position, confirming well-qualified nominees to your federal courts, and attending into the pressing legislative business the American people expect us to take care of.
— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) November 28, 2018
While the Senate has 51 Republicans this term, it provides 53 from January.
Meanwhile, outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress is fitting in with make a well informed, prosperous and secure America during the last two weeks with the congressional sessions.
During a briefing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, the speaker said Republicans are functioning on all in all the farm bill, criminal justice reform and border security.
Ryan echoed the sentiment of his colleagues by saying given that the election is now over, he hopes Democrats can put politics aside and develop securing the border.
However, the Speaker said the Senate was the important obstacle in acquiring any border safety measures passed.
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, after having a selecting President Mr . trump for the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)