U.S. Senator Katie Britt Statement on Mitch McConnell Stepping Down as GOP Leader

February 28, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 28, 2024 – U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.) today released the following statement on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that he will step down from his leadership position at the end of the year. 

“Today, we congratulate and thank one of Alabama’s greatest native sons. We’re incredibly grateful for Leader McConnell’s decades of service and leadership for our country. His legacy is unparalleled in the Senate’s history and will long outlast his tenure as Leader. He has always been a consummate statesman and stalwart champion of this venerable institution. I think Leader McConnell said it best—it’s time to make sure our next leader will be the majority leader, so we can preserve the American Dream for generations to come,” Senator Britt said.