Cochran to resign April 1

- Maret 05, 2018

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) will resign from the Senate on April 1, his office announced Monday.

“I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,” Cochran said in a statement.

Mississippi GOP Gov. Phil Bryant will select Cochran's replacement. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged Bryant to appoint himself, according to a person familiar with the discussions.


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