McConnell will speak at Cleveland convention

McConnell will speak at Cleveland convention
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCornyn opens door to including criminal justice bill in government funding measure The Hill's Morning Report — Trump shakes up staff with eye on 2020, Mueller probe Judd Gregg: The government goes geriatric MORE (R-Ky.) told reporters Tuesday that he plans to speak at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week. 

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McConnell, who endorsed Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Ayers decision casts harsh light on Trump NASA offers to show Stephen Curry evidence from moon landings Freedom Caucus calls on leadership to include wall funding, end to 'catch and release' in funding bill MORE soon after he clinched the Republican presidential nomination in early May, has distanced himself from the presumptive nominee in recent weeks. 

But he will attend the convention as a delegate and has a scheduled speaking role.

The leader declined to reveal Tuesday what he might talk about. 

"We'll have more to say about that later," he said.