Senate conservatives game-plan demands for future GOP leader

Senate conservatives game-plan demands for future GOP leader


Senate conservatives are crafting a list of demands in anticipation of the GOP leadership race this fall, as the group looks to shape how the conference operates in a post-Mitch McConnell (R-KY) future. 

The group is currently discussing changes to conference rules that would steer more power to the conservative wing of the Senate, according to a source familiar with the matter. Term limits for the Republican leader and changes to the amendment process are among the suggestions being floated, while members also want to press candidates running for the top post on how committee assignments are doled out and campaign funds managed.

The senators met on Tuesday to discuss the possible changes in a meeting that included Sens. Rick Scott (R-FL), Ron Johnson (R-WI),

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