#1 House Intel chair to retire by Eglman 28.03.2014 10:30


The retirement parade continues in the House of Representatives, with a new and surprising grand marshal for the moment. Mike Rogers, the House Intelligence Committee chair, has served seven terms and risen quickly in Republican leadership, but has decided to retire rather than defend his MI-08 seat. Just a year ago, Rogers sounded as though he’d be sticking around for a while:

Seven-term Republican Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan says he won’t seek re-election.

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee announced his plans on Friday morning during an interview on a Detroit radio station. He says he’ll serve out the end of his term and plans to start a national radio program.

Last year, Rogers had said he would not run for the U.S. Senate in Michigan this year, saying the best way for him to make a difference in Washington is staying in the House.

What changed his mind? Rogers got an offer to host a Detroit talk-radio show:


Read more:http://hotair.com/archives/2014/03/28/ho...hair-to-retire/

#2 RE: House Intel chair to retire by Frank Cannon 28.03.2014 10:49


The country will collapse without this man in congress. That being said, who can blame him for leaving congress. Detroit talk radio is easily one of the hottest markets around. His message will now get out to tens of hundreds of people.

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