Scott Takes On Wimpy Mitch

Rick Scott announces plan to unseat Mitch McConnell as the top Republican in the Senate
Sen. Rick Scott announced he is running against Mitch McConnell for Senate Republican leader

(FOX) Sen. Rick Scott is running to unseat Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as the top Republican in the Senate, he announced in a note to GOP colleagues Tuesday first obtained by Fox News Digital.

Scott, R-Fla., the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), has been at odds with McConnell. R-Ky., for most of this year over political strategy. Scott is also more closely aligned with former President Donald Trump, who has called for McConnell to be removed as Senate Republican leader.

Scott repeatedly declined to rule out challenging McConnell in recent months, but didn’t confirm his intentions until Tuesday during a closed-door GOP lunch….

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