McConnell To Seek Another Term As GOP Senate Leader

CBS News reports:

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday said he will run for another term as the chamber’s top GOP leader at the end of the year, shutting down the possibility of a shake-up in the Republican chain of command.

“I’m going to be running again for leader later this year,” he told reporters Tuesday when asked how long he plans to hold onto his job. McConnell has come under withering criticism from former President Trump over the past year after blaming Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

McConnell has also been the target of Trump’s wrath after voting for a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and a proposal to allow Democrats to raise the debt-ceiling by themselves with a simple-majority vote.

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