Conyers Announces Retirement, Endorses Son To Succeed Him


Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday announced his immediate retirement and endorsed his son John Conyers III to take his seat in Congress.

“I am retiring today,” Conyers, D-Mich., said in a local radio interview. “I want everyone to know how much I appreciate people’s support.”

The 88-year-old Conyers made his decision two weeks after allegations first surfaced and after returning last week to his Detroit-area district to discuss his political future with family and advisers. Read more at Fox News.



  1. What does he mean, he wants his son to take over? Aren’t there elections? Is this a family business? What happened to democracy?


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