Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney, former presidential candidate and Mass. governor, gained’t search reelection in 2024

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Romney, 76, stated the nation is prepared for a brand new era of management.

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and different senators arrive on the chamber for votes, on the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (AP Photograph/J. Scott Applewhite) AP

Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney stated Wednesday that he won’t run for reelection in 2024, making a wide-open contest in a state that closely favors Republicans and is anticipated to draw a crowded discipline.

Romney, a former presidential candidate and governor of Massachusetts, made the announcement in a video assertion. He stated the nation is prepared for a brand new era of management.

The 76-year-old simply gained election in reliably GOP Utah in 2018 however was anticipated to face extra resistance from his personal celebration after he emerged as one of the crucial seen members to interrupt with former President Donald Trump, who remains to be the celebration’s de-facto chief.


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