Michael Patrick Leahy “Longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, told The Associated Press on Monday that he will resign April 1 because of health problems,” the wire service reported from Jackson, Mississippi late Monday afternoon: Cochran, who turned 80 in December, stayed home for a month last fall with urinary tract infections, returning to Washington in October to give Republicans the majority they needed to pass a budget plan.
Name: Thad Cochran
Continent: North America
Announcement Date: March 04, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: March 04, 2018, 11:00pm