Sen. Thad Cochran Announces Plans to Resign, Citing Health Concerns
Senator Thad Cochran (R- MS) announced today he will be resigning effective April 1st.
The statement from Cochran, who has served in the Senate for close to 40 years, cites his health as an “ongoing challenge” for him:
JUST IN: Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran says he will resign April 1, adding that “I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge." pic.twitter.com/gQEnhyVjNT
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 5, 2018
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