Political and Legislative

Mitch McConnell to Step Down as Senate GOP Leader After Nearly 20 Years

Kentucky’s Mitch McConnell is stepping down as Senate Republican leader in November after nearly two decades in the role.

McConnell, who turned 82 last week, announced the decision in a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday. He is the longest-serving Senate leader in history.

“To serve Kentucky in the Senate has been the honor of my life,” he said. “To lead my Republican colleagues has been the highest privilege. But one of life’s most under-appreciated talents is to know when it’s time to move onto life’s next chapter.”

Read the source article at ABC News

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