McConnell staying in Senate to help fight against GOP ‘isolationist movement’ after he steps down as leader

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he would remain in Congress through the end of his term in 2026 to help fight the GOP’s growing “isolationist movement” in the upper chamber.

McConnell, who will step down as minority leader in November, said he will focus on pushing for a broader national security approach for the last two years of his term.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gives remarks during a presentation at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

“I’m particularly involved in actually fighting back against the isolationist movement in my own party. And some in the other as well. And the symbol of that lately is: Are we going to help Ukraine or not?” McConnell told Read more…

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