Rick Scott Would Be a ‘Great Leader’ of Senate GOP

Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.) said during a debate on Newsmax that Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) would be a “great leader” for Senate Republicans.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced his decision to step down from his leadership position Wednesday, but not until November.

“But the year is 2024, and as the book of Ecclesiastes says, there is a season to every thing under heaven, and a time to every purpose,” McConnell told colleagues.

“One of the most underrated talents in life is knowing when it’s time to move on to the next chapter of your life. So I stand before the President and my colleagues today and say this is my role as Republican leader. I would like to say that this will be his last term.”

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All eyes are now on who will become the new leader.Steve believes in Scott. right He described him as “a great leader of the Senate” and “clearly more conservative than Mitch McConnell.”

Steube also said Congress needs “younger” members to “lead these different chambers.”

Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.) speaks during the Republican Study Committee press conference on the RSC’s fiscal year 2022 budget proposal held at the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. (Photo provided by: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc) via Getty Images)

“More than 65 percent of the members of the House of Representatives who are being elected have been elected at some point. [former President Donald] “Mr. Trump was president, or since Mr. Trump was president,” he said, identifying that as “the type of leadership we need.”

“We need America First leadership, and hopefully, when Trump is in the White House and we have America First conservative leaders in the House and Senate, we can move this country forward and we can move this We will be able to get out of this policy.” [President] “Joe Biden has helped us the last three years,” he said.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said. Breitbart News Daily He also floated Scott as a potential candidate to replace McConnell.


Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin speaks during a hearing of the Senate Homeland, Governmental Affairs, Rules, and Government Committee on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. The commander of the D.C. National Guard said it took more than that. It took three hours for military leaders to approve a request to send troops to the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, despite the Capitol Police chief’s “desperate” pleas for immediate emergency assistance. . (Greg Nash/The Hill/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

“When we challenged McConnell and started this Congress, Rick Scott wanted to be the leader. And he stepped up even more. He’s going to be a great leader. I mean, he’s a big He’s led the organization. He comes from the private sector. He’s certainly led the effort to get conservative members of Congress to work with conservative senators,” Johnson said.

“That’s why we were able to get through the debt ceiling. So Rick has shown himself to be a pretty good leader. So, again, we should go through that process. ” he added.

McConnell’s final resignation from his leadership position comes after the 82-year-old rejected months of calls from colleagues for him to resign following a series of health scares. It’s about.

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