WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) speaks while Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) listens during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, June 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Israeli President Shimon Peres was pressented with the Congressional Gold Medal which recognizes those who have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history and culture.    (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)