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“I’ve made no secret of my intentions”: Cornyn poised to launch bid to succeed McConnell as Senate GOP leader

Sen. Ted Cruz held back when asked if he would back Cornyn. “Oh, there’ll be plenty of time to assess those questions,” he told reporters.

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Senate Minority Leader, speaks with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Monday, January 23, 2023.

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