McConnell pledges to remain Senate GOP leader
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vowed Wednesday to keep his job as Senate Republican leader at least through 2024 and to finish his seventh Senate term, which runs through 2026, despite recent health problems.
“I have no announcements to make on that subject,” McConnell, who is 81, told reporters when asked about calls from fellow conservatives to step down as Senate Republican leader.
“I’m going to finish my term as leader and I’m going to finish my Senate term,” McConnell declared.
He made his statement after the National Review,...