Democrat U.S Rep Dan Kildee, who represents Flint Township in Michigan, stated on Thursday that he received’t be looking for reelection.
Rep. Kildee, who’s 65 years previous, made his announcement on X (Twitter) after speaking it over along with his household. He has been handled for most cancers and introduced that he’s now most cancers free.
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, is not going to search reelection to Congress subsequent 12 months, he introduced Thursday, stepping down after six phrases and leaving Democrats with one other toss-up district to defend in Michigan.
Kildee, 65, stated in an e-mail to supporters and on X, the social media platform previously often known as Twitter, that after discussions along with his spouse, kids and grandchildren he has concluded “the time has come for me to step again from public workplace.”
Kildee not too long ago was handled for most cancers on his tonsil and stated he’s now cancer-free. Referencing that episode in his assertion Thursday, Kildee stated: “For many of this 12 months, I noticed myself persevering with to serve and was actively planning one other marketing campaign. However there are occasions in all our lives that make you reassess your individual future and path. For me, being recognized with most cancers earlier this 12 months was a kind of moments.”
His household has represented the district since 1977. His uncle, Dale Kildee was a U.S Rep in Flint till he retired after the 2012 election and died in 2021. In 2012 his nephew Dan changed him, serving 6 phrases.
“I’ve determined to not search reelection and I’ll go away Congress on the finish of my time period on January third, 2025.” Kildee stated.
“There are occasions in all of our lives while you reassess your individual future and your individual path ahead. And for me being recognized with most cancers earlier this 12 months was a kind of moments. Fortunately, early this 12 months I had profitable surgical procedure and I’m most cancers free.” Kildee stated.
I’ve determined to not search re-election and can go away Congress on the finish of my time period on January 3, 2025.
To my constituents and my supporters—thanks. pic.twitter.com/S4IKHv4HmY
— Rep. Dan Kildee (@RepDanKildee) November 16, 2023
The Michigan Democrat voted to question then-president Donald Trump in each 2019 and 2021.
In April, The Gateway Pundit reported on Rep. Kildee’s most cancers analysis and the revelation that it was a “severe, however curable” type of most cancers.
“Just a few weeks in the past, in a routine medical examination, they discovered a swollen lymph node which turned out to have most cancers. Kildee stated. “Most cancers to a major supply in one among my tonsils.”