Phil Bryant not interested in Thad Cochran's senate seat

The Clarion Ledger reported Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is not interested in replacing Senator Thad Cochran if he announces his resignation.

Posted: Feb. 2, 2018 8:20 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Washington Post reported Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is behind a push for Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant to appoint himself to the senate if Thad Cochran resigns. 

Cochran, 80, was out several weeks last fall due to illness.

However, the Clarion Ledger reported sources close to Bryant said he is not interested in the Cochran's seat. 

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