BREAKING NEWS: Anti-Trump Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the Capitol riot committee, says he’s retiring from Congress in 2022
- The other Republican on the bipartisan panel is Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney
- Kinzinger is an Iraq war veteran who represented Illinois in Congress since 2011
Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two GOP House members on the January 6 committee investigating the Capitol riot, said on Friday that he will step down from Congress at the end of his term.
He announced his retirement in a video where he champions the vote to impeach Trump and says the country has been ‘poisoned’ by ‘mistruths’
He’s been facing potential redistricting issues as Illinois is poised to lose a House seat after the 2020 census.
Kinzinger, an Iraq war veteran, has represented Illinois’ 16th district since 2013. Before that he was in Congress for the state’s 11th district.
The lawmaker has been a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and was one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach him after the Capitol riot.
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