Mitch McConnell Stands By “Best Recruit” Republican Larry Hogan

Jun 04, 2024


June 4, 2024

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Mitch McConnell Stands By “Best Recruit” Republican Larry Hogan

Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell: “I support… Hogan”

Republican Leader Mitch McConnell personally recruited Republican Larry Hogan – who’s repeatedly said he’ll caucus with Republicans – to give Republicans the Senate majority. According to Politico, McConnell continues to see Hogan – who he previously called his “best recruit” – as key to Republicans regaining control of the U.S. Senate.

  • Mitch McConnell: “We need more Republicans in order to set the agenda. So I support… Hogan.” (Politico, 6/4/24)

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  • Axios Event: Axios’ Sophia Cai asked Hogan, “Well are you, are you going to caucus with the Republicans?” Larry Hogan replied “Of course I am. I’m a lifelong Republican.”
  • The Hill: “Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) worked hard behind the scenes to recruit popular former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to run for retiring Sen. Ben Cardin’s (D-Md.) seat and hailed his entry into the race Friday as a ‘big, big development.’”
  • Bloomberg News’ Erik Wasson: “McConnell tells me he recruited Hogan. Calls him best recruit of the cycle.”