Mehmet Oz won’t say if he’ll back McConnell as leader despite GOP senator’s endorsement

Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee in Pennsylvania’s Senate race, refused to say Tuesday whether he would back Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as GOP chief if elected in November.
 
His snub of Mr. McConnell came just days after the Kentucky Republican hosted a fundraiser for Mr. Oz, in which he expressed “great confidence” in the political newcomer’s abilities to defeat Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.
 
“I look forward to being in the United States Senate and happy to make that decision for the next leader of the United States Senate … it will be Republican,” Mr. Oz told Fox News’ Brett Baier.
 
Pressed for a more concrete answer, Mr. Oz responded: “Not going to make it tonight.”

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