Michigan Congressman Fred Upton Has No Plans To Retire In 2018
Michigan Congressman Fred Upton has no plans to retire in 2018
Some moderate Republicans in Congress are choosing retirement over reelection runs in 2018, but U.S. Rep. Fred Upton’s office says the West Michigan Congressman isn’t among them.
Citing “multiple party officials,” a New York Times story published Sept. 8 briefly mentioned Upton, R-St. Joseph, and fellow Michigan U.S. Rep. David Trott, R-Birmingham, as Republicans leaning towards retirement.
Trott announced his upcoming retirement from Congress Monday, joining the growing list of Republicans foregoing a reelection campaign in 2018. He will join U.S. Reps. Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania, Dave Reichert, R-Washington, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida, in leaving Congress after this session.
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