Sen. Thad Cochran will resign April 1 due to health problems

Published 3:57 pm Monday, March 5, 2018

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is resigning April 1 due to “health problems,” according to the Associated Press.

Cochran, 80, said in a statement he intends to fulfill his responsibilities, both to Mississippi and the Senate, through the 2018 appropriations cycle.