Heir and a spare: Rep. John Conyers Jr. announces retirement; Sets up battle for seat between son and great-nephew

Posted at 10:41 am on December 05, 2017 by Greg P.

Rep. John Conyers Jr. announced on a Michigan radio show a few minutes ago that he’s retiring and won’t seek reelection in 2018:

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That’s retirement, not a resignation:

He then endorsed his son, Jonn Conyers III:

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Conyers Jr. went on to say that his “legacy can’t be compromised or diminished in any way” by the sexual harassment allegations:

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And if voters don’t like John Conyers III, they can vote for Ian Conyers, Conyers Jr.’s great-nephew:

Sheesh. Are there any other Conyers that are going to run?

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