Tillis backs McConnell in concerns about term limits for GOP leadership

Tillis backs McConnell in concerns about term limits for GOP leadership


Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) voiced his support for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in opposing term limits.

Concerns over public health incidents featuring McConnell, 82, helped lead to widespread concern about the age of lawmakers in politics. In response, some Republicans supported instituting term limits for leadership positions. McConnell has reportedly opposed such measures, arguing that it would weaken the Senate GOP’s position, and now, Tillis has voiced his agreement with the Kentucky senator.

FILE – Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) right, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill Feb. 7, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)

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“Mitch has been elected 9 times and 8 of those were unopposed,” he said. “Nothing has prevented any member from mounting a challenge in the past. Having term

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