Leader of the Senate majority Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell warns of Senate scrutiny “can go any way” in November On Money: McConnell Says It’s Time to Restart Coronavirus Talks | New report reveals majority of Americans support union moratorium | High-rate corporate bankruptcies for 10-year-old McConnell: Time to resume coronavirus talks MM MORE (R-Ky.) Warned on Tuesday that he thought maintaining majority control would be “tough.”;
“What I’m going to tell you is this is a tough fight. It could go the same way. We are optimistic we can go on,” he said in an interview with Fox News when asked how he would prevent it. the battle for the Senate.
McConnell said there are roughly eight races in the Senate that he would liken to “a knife fight in an alley. Those are tough challenges.”
“This would always be a tough cycle for us,” he said, adding that there is “a lot of exposure across the country”.
McConnell did not mention the states he sees as battlefield races. But Arizona and Colorado, where GOP Sens. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyMcConnell warns of Senate control “could go both ways” in November Hill Campaign Report: Biden elects Harris as his Progressive Jewish group friend approves Biden MORE VERY and Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerMcConnell warns of Senate control “could go the same way” in November Senate Democrats urge Trump to withdraw controversial candidate for public lands The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Speculation over Biden candidate announcement for more are on the ballot, listed by political handicaps as leaning towards Democrats. Meanwhile, the Senate is battling in Georgia, Iowa, Maine, North Carolina and Montana, all of which are currently held by Republicans, rated as fraudulent races.
Republicans are still considered favored to win a Senate seat in Alabama, where Sen. Doug Jones (D) is running for a full six-year term.
Republicans won the majority in 2014 and currently have a 53-47 margin in the Senate. If Democrats win the White House, they would need a net profit of just three seats to control the chamber because the vice president could break a 50-50 tie. They will need a net profit of four seats to have a simple complete majority.
Republicans have signaled growing alarm about their chances of holding the majority amid a series of negative polls President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus TikTok nominee collects data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins at Minnesota House in the region at significant pace. and several GOP candidates in major competitions. Adding further uncertainty to the November election is the spread of the coronavirus and a rocky economy with tens of millions of unemployed Americans.
Republicans managed to take a break last week when the rep. Roger Marshall defeated former Gov. candidate Chris Kobach for the Kansas Republican Senate nomination. Republicans feared Kobach by winning the party nomination would jeopardize their ability to hold on to the seat, currently held by retiring GOP Sen. Pat RobertsCharles (Pat) Patrick RobertsMcConnell warns of Senate scrutiny “can go any way” in November Davis: Hall of Fame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump McConnell goes applause on coronavirus aid bill more, during the general election.
McConnell, a day after the GOP primary, did not part with celebrating the result, telling reporters at the time that “it turned out really well”.