GOP Sen. Scott mounts long-shot bid to unseat McConnell


              Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., emerges from a lengthy closed-door meeting about the consequences of the GOP performance in the midterm election, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters following a lengthy closed-door meeting about the consequences of the GOP performance in the midterm election, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              FILE - Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., arrives to speak before former President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in support of the campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition on Nov. 6, 2022, in Miami. Scott is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, a rare challenge for the longtime GOP stalwart after his party failed to win back the majority in the midterm elections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)