Apr 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

McConnell: GOP will "do everything" to push Biden on domestic energy

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Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that the Republican Party will home in on domestic energy production as a policy priority in 2023.

Driving the news: "We’re going to do everything we can do to push this administration into domestic energy production," McConnell told Axios’ Jonathan Swan during an exclusive interview.

  • McConnell also said that the Republican Party will focus on the "areas the American people are interested in," which he says includes inflation, the border and crime.
  • "We ought not to claim we can succeed in doing things exactly the way we would do them with a Democrat in the White House," he said.

Watch: Sen. Mitch McConnell interviewed by Jonathan Swan

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