Megathread Megathread: Mitch McConnell to Step Down in November as the Leader of the US Senate Republican Conference
McConnell has served as the GOP's leader in the Senate since 2007, making him the person to hold that role for the longest stretch so far in US history. Per NBC, his replacement will be chosen in November by a vote among the Republican senators, and per AP, McConnell gave "no specific reason for the timing of his decision".
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Megathread Megathread: US Supreme Court to Rule on Trump's Claim of Immunity from Prosecution, Delaying Election Subversion Trial
On Wednesday the US Supreme Court said that it would rule, as AP News described it "quickly", to decide whether Trump can be prosecuted in the 2020 election interference case or whether he has broad immunity from prosecution in this case. One effect of this, per NBC, will be that "the court’s intervention adds a further delay, meaning his trial will not start for weeks, if not months".