Rep. Meijer Concedes Impeach Vote May End His Political Career


Michigan GOP Rep. Peter Meijer conceded Sunday that his vote to impeach President Donald Trump may have ended his political career, but argued the nation needs to move away from “the politics of deception.”

In an interview on ABC News’ “This Week,” Meijer, one of 10 Republicans in the House to vote for the impeachment, said he doesn’t regret it.

“I may very well have [ended my career], but I think it’s also important that we have elected leaders who are not thinking solely about what’s in their individual self-interest, not what is going to be politically expedient, but what we actually need for country,” he said of the historic House vote, the first time a president has been impeached twice.

“I want to make sure that we have leaders in office who are folks saying, the fact we are a nation of laws, not men, and putting interest of the country first rather than our own pol… (Read more)

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