According to a stunning new report from The Spectator, Senator Mitch McConnell may soon announce his retirement.
According to numerous sources, Senators John Barrasso of North Dakota, John Cornyn of Texas, and John Thune of South Dakota are actively contacting other Republican senators in an effort to get ready for the upcoming leadership vote, which would take place after it was announced that McConnell would be stepping down from his leadership responsibilities and probably the Senate itself.
Several conservative senators are the focus of requests, including the sixteen who voted to postpone the leadership election earlier this year.
These individuals could be crucial in choosing the next Republican leader.
On March 8 at the Waldorf Astoria, previously the Trump Hotel, in Washington, DC, McConnell lost his balance during a dinner event for the Senate Leadership Fund. He had a concussion.
Since 2007, McConnell has served as the Republican Senate’s leader, and his leadership position has been of utmost importance. The Republican Senator from Kentucky has been a prominent figure in Washington D.C. for over three decades, and his influence on American politics cannot be overstated. From his early days in the Senate to his rise to power as the Majority Leader, McConnell has been a steadfast conservative who has fought tirelessly for his party’s agenda.
In recent years, McConnell has faced criticism from within his own party for his role in the 2020 election, which saw President Donald Trump lose to Democrat Joe Biden.
It remains unclear who would succeed McConnell if he were to officially announce his retirement.