Rep. Fred Upton, a Republican representing Michigan since 1986, announced his retirement on the House floor Tuesday morning.
Upton is among the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment. He is now the 16th Republican to retire or seek another office ahead of the 2022 midterms, compared with 31 Democrats.
NEW: Michigan GOP Rep. Fred Upton announced he will not seek reelection.
Upton voted for former President Trump’s impeachment after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, and he is the fourth such House Republican to announce their retirement.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan, who voted to impeach Trump, says he's retiring after 35 years in office
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