David Williams says he has the votes for another term as Senate president
06/06/2012 03:40 PM
Republican Sen. David Williams, who has been the leader of the state Senate since 2000, will run for another two-year term as Senate president and says he already has enough votes among the majority GOP caucus.
“Yes, I do plan it. And I have the votes secured to be elected president of the Senate,” Williams said.
Find out what he says about his approach to this past legislative session coming off the governor’s race (1:50) and why he called it “one of the best sessions we had internally in the Kentucky state Senate.” (3:00)
He also gave his take on the 2012 regular session that ended with a special session.
(More of the interview to come, including Williams’ reaction to the University of Kentucky’s layoffs and his response to Gov. Steve Beshear’s pledge to link Republican candidates to Williams)
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