WHAT: Local activists representing FreedomWorks and the Mississippi Tea Party are holding a press conference to urge Governor Phil Bryant to appoint conservative State Senator Chris McDaniel as a successor to Sen. Thad Cochran in the U.S. Senate.
Speakers will include:
* Rev. CL Bryant, senior fellow, FreedomWorks
* Laura Van Overschelde, chairman, Mississippi Tea Party
* Mike Bostic, vice chairman, Tate County Republican Club
* Other conservative leaders from across the state