Rep. John Conyers’ political future already looked dim following allegations of sexual harassment by at least two former staffers, but it looks like he’ll attempt to retain his seat in Congress until 2019, according to The New York Post.
— New York Post (@nypost) November 30, 2017
… because he's resigning in the meantime? https://t.co/vYd9SkZeDG
— Omri Ceren (@omriceren) November 30, 2017
Because a person can't give campaign speeches from the toilet, sitting in his underwear.
— polyscihill (@polyscihill) November 30, 2017
The longest serving member of Congress plans to formally announce in January that he won’t be on the ballot in 2018, sources close to the situation told WDIV in Detroit.
Conyers, 88, has denied any wrongdoing.
The Michigan Democrat has been under fire since last week when Buzzfeed reported that he used taxpayer money to fund a sexual harassment complaint.
Leaving so soon?
But won't resign… https://t.co/tBWJwlmOuG
— A.P. Dillon (@APDillon_) November 30, 2017
He shouldn't last this term.
This isn't accountability. It is a escape parachute. https://t.co/LahfcBh1NA
— Pradheep J. Shanker, M.D., M.S. (@Neoavatara) November 30, 2017
He shouldn’t even seek returning to his seat at all. https://t.co/CCGE4S6mBs
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) November 30, 2017
This isn't at all sufficient for those he's harassed. https://t.co/m7uFlYG8jj
— Charlie (@CharlieJThomas) November 30, 2017
Not good enough – he needs to go now! https://t.co/NKwoBd63iv
— Kurt Bardella (@kurtbardella) November 30, 2017
Translation: Conyers to remain in Congress for extra year following harassment scandal.
— James Hasson (@JamesHasson20) November 30, 2017
In other words I'll be on vacation till the next election, Hello Hawaii https://t.co/4aaBIVdD2u
— Jerry Sisco (@JerrySisco) November 30, 2017
He should quit now. He is unfit to hold power or write our laws. https://t.co/TMuMZe6Qdv
— Ken Gardner (@KenGardner11) November 30, 2017
Murphy tried this for a day or two. https://t.co/47UWHeUDQF
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) November 30, 2017
Close, but no cigar. https://t.co/atsAoB9awr
— Impératrice Suzanne Elizabeth (@Suz_Eliz69) November 30, 2017
— C. Michael Ferraro (@cmferraro) November 30, 2017
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