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Many Senate Republicans were done with Trump after Jan. 6. Now they want him back in the White House

Jun. 15, 2024 00:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years ago, Donald Trump had few friends left in the Senate. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell declared in a speech that Trump was “practically and morally responsible” for the violent Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by spreading “wild...

Florida Sen. Rick Scott, a close Trump ally, joins race to succeed Mitch McConnell as GOP leader

May. 22, 2024 20:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Wednesday that he will run for Senate Republican leader when Mitch McConnell steps down from the post, becoming the third Republican in the race. South Dakota Sen. John Thune, the current No. 2 Republican in the Senate, and Texas Sen....