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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday January 12, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Dr. Paul Sponsors Resolution Allowing Senate to Dismiss Articles of Impeachment
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) cosponsored U.S. Senator Josh Hawley's (R-MO) resolution, introduced yesterday, to update the U.S. Senate's rules on handling impeachment. Should the U.S. House of Representatives fail to send the Senate articles of impeachment within 25 calendar days of adopting them, the resolution would regard such articles as "exhibited before the Senate" and would empower any senator to intro  more

GAO Issues Report on 340B Drug Discount Program
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-108) entitled "340B Drug Discount Program: Increased Oversight Needed to Ensure Nongovernmental Hospitals Meet Eligibility Requirements". The report was sent to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, chairman, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, Republican leader, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, Republican leader, House En  more

Rep. Comer Issues Floor Remarks in Defense of 2nd Amendment
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 -- Rep. James Comer, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor remarks on Jan. 8: Congressman James Comer (KY-1) recently spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to express his support for the Second Amendment and stand in strong opposition to various gun control proposals across the country. Click here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsBwhrTyP_4) to view the Congressman's full remarks. "Mr. Speaker, I rise today to reaffirm my strong support for the 2nd Amendment a  more

Rep. Guthrie Issues Statement on War Powers Resolution
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. S. Brett Guthrie, R-Kentucky, issued the following statement on vote against H. Con. Res. 83, Speaker Pelosi's War Powers Resolution: "President Trump acted in America's best interest when he ordered the strike that killed Iranian General Soleimani," said Guthrie. "This afternoon, I voted against Speaker Pelosi's War Powers Resolution that would undermine President Trump's authority to protect American troops in the Middle East. This resolution fully ignores Preside  more

Sen. McConnell Issues Floor Statement on Impeachment
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 -- Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 3, on the impeachment: On an entirely different matter, of course, we also anticipate that another totally different, very serious item will be heading the Senate's way soon. The Senate will have to address some of the deepest institutional questions contemplated by our Constitution. We will have to decide whether we are going to safeguard core go  more

Sen. McConnell Issues Floor Statement on Iraq
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 -- Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 3, on Iraq: This morning, Iran's master terrorist is dead. The architect and chief engineer of the world's most active state sponsor of terrorism has been removed from the battlefield at the hand of the U.S. military. No man alive was more directly responsible for the deaths of more American servicemembers than Qasem Soleimani, the leader of the Q  more

Sen. McConnell Pays Tribute to Mike Rust
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 -- Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Dec. 19, paying tribute to Mike Rust: It is with gratitude that I pay tribute today to Mike Rust, a leading advocate for positive healthcare outcomes in Kentucky. With a long list of accomplishments and two dozen years as president of the Kentucky Hospital Association, Mike has certainly earned a relaxing and enjoyable retirement. Communities throughou  more

Sen. McConnell Pays Tribute to Satterfield
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 -- Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Dec. 19, paying tribute to Coach Scott Satterfield: It was a year ago this month that my alma mater, the University of Louisville, hired Scott Satterfield as its new football coach. The Cardinals convinced Scott to leave his head coaching job at Appalachian State University and take over Louisville's program. Today, it is a real pleasure for me to cele  more