Ron Johnson Backs Rick Scott to Unseat Mitch McConnell

Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson might be nominating Republican Florida Sen. Rick Scott to unseat Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell.

“I’ll be nominating him,” Johnson instructed The Each day Sign in a Tuesday night cellphone name.

“What I’ve been asking for is a unique governing mannequin for our convention, one that’s much more inclusive, much more collaborative, much more businesslike,” Johnson mentioned, including that so far, he hasn’t seen “a dedication to essentially resist extra spending.”

Scott introduced Tuesday that he could be working in opposition to Mitch McConnell for Senate Republican chief.

“I’m writing to you at present as a result of I consider it’s time for the Senate Republican Convention to be much more daring and resolute than we have now been prior to now,” wrote Scott, the chairman of the Nationwide Republican Senatorial Committee, in a letter to his colleagues.

“We should begin saying what we’re for, not simply what we’re in opposition to. I don’t consider we will merely proceed to say the Democrats are radical, which they’re,” he continued. “Republican voters anticipate and should know our plan to advertise and advance conservative values.”

The Each day Sign has reached out to various excessive profile Republican senators asking them if they might assist Scott for Senate Republican chief. Senators John Kennedy of Louisiana, Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, and Tim Scott of South Carolina declined to debate the Florida Republican.

“For many who wish to get critical about ending reckless authorities spending and the devastating inflation it has prompted, lastly take motion to guard Social Safety and Medicare and protect the promise of those packages for our youngsters and grandchildren, maintain authorities accountable from the FBI to the IRS, really fight the intense hazard posed by Communist China and refocus our army on deadly protection as a substitute of woke nonsense, I ask on your assist in altering the path of the Senate and rescuing America from the harmful path Democrats have set it on,” Scott continued in his letter to his GOP colleagues.

Republicans will maintain Senate management elections on Wednesday morning. Ought to McConnell win re-election, he could be the longest serving Senate occasion chief in Senate historical past, Fox News reported.

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