Sen. Rick Scott Issues Statement on Sen. Mitch McConnell Stepping Down as Republican Leader

February 28, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following Senator Mitch McConnell’s announcement that he will not seek reelection as Senate Republican Leader.


Senator Rick Scott said, “I have been very clear and have long believed that we need new leadership in the Senate that represents our voters and the issues we were sent here to fight for. As everyone knows, I challenged Leader McConnell in 2022. This is an opportunity to refocus our efforts on solving the significant challenges facing our country and actually reflect the aspirations of voters.”