"I am retiring today. And I want everyone to know how much I appreciate the support that...incredible, undiminished support I've received across the years of my supporters, not only in my district but across the country as well," Conyers said.
He is endorsing John Conyers III, his son, to replace him. A Congressman who steps down in disgrace amid sexual harassment allegations and fraudulent settlements paid by taxpayers should not be able to recommend anyone to replace him, never mind his own son.
Thanks for the endorsement of your son, Dad--but I think the people of Michigan should make their own choice. In any case, good riddance to a man who exemplified the entitled elite politician for nearly half a century.