LIVE: US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell announces he plans to step down

LIVE: US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell announces he plans to step down
  • Senator Mitch McConnell announced his intention to step down as the Republican Majority Leader and expressed confidence in his conference to choose his replacement.
  • Senator McConnell praised Senator Chuck Schumer for his service to the Senate and his devotion to the institution.
  • Senator Tommy Tuberville shared the tragic story of Lakin Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student who was brutally murdered by an illegal immigrant in Athens, Georgia.
  • Senator Tuberville criticized the Biden administration and Democrats for their failure to enforce immigration laws, which he believes could have prevented Lakin Riley's murder.
  • Senator Tuberville highlighted the case of Jose Antonio Albera, an illegal immigrant from Venezuela who was paroled into the country despite having a criminal record.
  • Senator Tuberville expressed concern about the upcoming impeachment trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and questioned whether Georgia senators would vote to impeach him for his failure to secure the border.
  • Senator Tuberville criticized House Democrats for voting to save Secretary Mayorkas' job and for opposing the deportation of illegal immigrants convicted of drunk driving.
  • Senator Tuberville accused Democrats of prioritizing political careers over the safety of American citizens and criticized the Biden administration for its open border policies.
  • Senator Tuberville expressed sympathy for Lakin Riley's family and condemned the inaction of the Biden administration, which he believes led to her death.

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