Posted BY: Teresa | NwoReport
Utah Senator Mitt Romney, a Republican, has announced that he will not seek reelection in 2024. In a social media video, Romney explained that after 25 years in public service, he feels it’s time for a new generation of leaders and doesn’t want to continue into his mid-80s. However, he assured that he would remain a United States senator until January 2025, fulfilling his current term.
Romney, aged 76, has a storied political career, being the Republican nominee for president in 2012 and winning a Senate seat in 2018. Notably, he was one of seven Republican Senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial in 2021. Additionally, he was the sole Republican Senator to vote to convict Trump in his first impeachment trial in 2019, marking him the first senator in U.S. history to vote against a president from his party.
Mitt Romney’s decision not to seek reelection in 2024 marks the end of an era for the Utah Senator. With a career that included a presidential bid and prominent roles in two of Donald Trump’s impeachment trials, Romney has been a notable figure in American politics. His announcement reflects a desire for new leaders to step forward.
While his decision was met with mixed reactions, including celebration from some conservatives, Romney’s commitment to fulfilling his current term until 2025 indicates that he will remain active in his role as a senator. As he bows out of the 2024 race, the spotlight will shift to the next generation of political leaders who will vie for his Senate seat.