14 Departures; Majority at Risk... https://t.co/mdMkuPFAs5— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) November 9, 2017
ANOTHER top House Republican retires... https://t.co/LALMxQV0Fd— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) November 9, 2017
...Goodlatte brings the total number of House member retirements so far this year to 14, which is still below the historical average of 22 each election cycle. All but two of the 14 retiring House members are Republicans.
Former House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) resigned earlier this year to take a job at Fox News, while Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) announced last month that he will leave Congress by the end of January to lead the Ohio Business Roundtable.
Seventeen other lawmakers, roughly split between the two parties, are running for other office....