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Senate Confirms General Norman Arflack of Kentucky to be U.S. Marshal

Brigadier General Norman Arflack

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement on 2-15-2018 following the Senate confirmation of General Norman Arflack to serve as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky:

“I would like to congratulate retired Brigadier General Norman Arflack on his confirmation to serve as the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky. His impressive record of service to the Commonwealth and the nation, both in the Kentucky National Guard and the Kentucky State Police, have prepared him well for this important position. I would like to once again commend President Trump for this nomination, and I was proud to support General Arflack in the Senate.”

McConnell Op-Ed: After Historic Year Under President Trump and Republican Congress, the State of our Union is Strong

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) published the following op-ed on Courier-Journal.com:

“When President Trump delivers his State of the Union address, he will have outstanding news to share. After a decade of sluggish growth and stagnant paychecks, our country is back on the right track. Optimism is sweeping across the country, and the economy is finally gaining momentum. Continue reading McConnell Op-Ed: After Historic Year Under President Trump and Republican Congress, the State of our Union is Strong

McConnell Statement on Critical Foreign Surveillance Legislation

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement regarding Senate consideration of the House-passed Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA):

“Earlier today, the House of Representatives voted to approve a reauthorization of one of our nation’s most important national security tools: Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The Senate will now consider it. Section 702 is of particular importance as it gives our national security community and warfighters irreplaceable intelligence in waging the war on terror. Continue reading McConnell Statement on Critical Foreign Surveillance Legislation