The Senate majority leader, a former boxer, was accused of trying to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The president let then chief of staff Rahm Emanuel make the case to Pelosi and Senate majority leader Harry Reid.
At this point, McConnell and majority leader Harry Reid are so sick of each other they can barely stand to breathe the same air.
The leader of the party that holds a majority of seats in either house of Congress or of a state legislature. Selected by their own party caucuses, majority leaders act as chief spokespersons and strategists for their parties. In the House of Representatives, the majority leader is second in command of his party, after the Speaker of the House. (See also minority leader.)