BREAKING: Republican Senators Preparing for Mitch McConnell’s Retirement?

Washington, DC — Ever since Mitch McConnell took a hard fall at a hotel here in Washington, DC in early March, word has been that he may never return to the U.S. Senate.

The Spectator is reporting that:

“Now multiple sources confirm that Senators John Barrasso of North Dakota, John Cornyn of Texas and John Thune of South Dakota are actively reaching out to fellow Republican senators in efforts to prepare for an anticipated leadership vote — a vote that would occur upon announcement that McConnell would be retiring from his duties as leader, and presumably the Senate itself.”

If McConnell retires, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear will then appoint a Senator to fill the remainder of his term from a group of three Republicans identified by local Kentucky leaders.

Also if McConnell retires, the three Johns — Barrasso, Thune, and Cornyn — will fight over taking his position as Minority Leader of the Republicans in the Senate.

Stay tuned to Breaking News Politics for all the latest updates on this developing story.

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