Mar 05 2018

Shelby Statement on Cochran Retirement Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement regarding Senator Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) announcement to retire from the U.S. Senate on April 1, 2018, after more than 45 years in Congress:

 “Senator Thad Cochran is a good friend and has been an excellent colleague of mine for over three decades.  I wish him and his wife, Kay, well and hope we are able to continue on the wise path he has paved for those governing this great country.  History will reflect Senator Cochran’s legacy of strong leadership throughout an extraordinarily impactful tenure in public office.  He has represented Mississippi with the utmost dignity and respect.”