Washington (CNN) - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday morning that he and six other senators are on their way home after a trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
McConnell was joined on the trip by Republican Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Marco Rubio of Florida and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
The senators, who are scheduled to return to Washington Tuesday, met with troops, including those from their respective states, political leaders and military officials.
They also sat down with General David Petraeus, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir of Pakistan and Pakistani General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army.
– CNN Congressional Producer Ted Barrett contributed to this report