WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement after U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that he will step down from his role as Senate Republican Leader in November:

“Leader McConnell has served as a bulwark of conservative leadership throughout his time in the Senate. His fierce reverence for our institution and shrewd consideration of the future made him an extraordinarily effective leader in all situations. That commitment to the design of the Senate, which preserves the voices of all the people’s elected representatives, should serve as a model for the next generation of leadership. Congratulations, Leader McConnell, on your decades of service to our Republic and the American people.”

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