GOP Sen. Katie Britt joins Mitch McConnell leadership team

GOP Sen. Katie Britt joins Mitch McConnell leadership team

Senator Katie Britt has joined Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s leadership team, joining several other GOP advisors.

Let’s read the news and what the Senator added to her recent activities.

GOP Senator Katie Britt Joins Mitch McConnell Leadership Team

Serving her first term as Alabama Senator, Katie Britt reportedly joined Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s leadership team as an informal advisor on Wednesday.

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She has now joined a group of advisors that includes Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska), Roger Wicker (R- Mississippi), and Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina).

In a statement, Katie Britt said, “I have always declared that my goal is to ensure Alabama has the best possible seat at the table in the Senate, so our state’s people, values, and interests can be represented effectively and strongly. I am proud to be delivering on my pledge to Alabamians.”

Emphasising Alabama’s issue that should be brought to the Senate table, Britt added,” I also believe that I bring to the table a critical perspective and voice often missing in D.C., that of the next generation of conservative leaders and that of moms with school-aged children.”

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GOP Senator Katie Britt joins Mitch McConnell leadership team

By joining the team, Katie has become one of the members of McConnell’s leadership team, which also includes Republican Senator Whip John Thune from South Dakota, Republican Policy Committee Chairwoman Joni Ernst from Iowa, Republican Conference Chairman John Barrasso from Wyoming, GOP Conference Vice Chairwoman Shelley Moore Capito from West Virginia, and Steve Daines, National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair from Montana.

Britt was speculated to be involved in the leadership group when she reportedly entered McConnell’s office for his weekly 5 PM strategy meeting with other senior advisors.

The group meets every Monday evening in McConnell’s office to discuss strategy for the upcoming week. Britt was elected to the Senate in November 2022, filling the vacant seat of former Senator Richard Shelby. She also served as Shelby’s chief of staff from 2016 to 2018.

Britt serves with Mc Connell on the exclusive Senate Rules Committee. In addition to the budget, she is also a member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban affairs committee.

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