GOP Rep Who Voted To Impeach Trump Will Retire

The Washington Post reports:

Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.) said Friday he will not seek another term in Congress, becoming the third of the 10 Republicans who voted last year to impeach former president Donald Trump to announce their retirement.

In a statement posted to his Facebook page, Katko, 59, said that he made the decision “so that I can enjoy my family and life in a fuller and more present way.”

In his statement Friday, Katko noted that he and his wife, Robin — “the most loving and patient wife on earth” — had buried all four of their parents over the past three years. “To say that those gut-wrenching times provided life-changing perspective for me is putting it mildly,” he said.

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