Incumbent Republican congressman Meijer concedes to Trump-endorsed Gibbs in Michigan primary

U.S. Representative Peter Meijer conceded to Trump-endorsed primary challenger John Gibbs for the Republican Party's nomination in a Michigan congressional district. Meijer is a moderate and one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, and the district is considered a potential pickup for Democrats.


Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 03-08-2022 11:57 IST | Created: 03-08-2022 11:28 IST
Incumbent Republican congressman Meijer concedes to Trump-endorsed Gibbs in Michigan primary
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U.S. Representative Peter Meijer conceded to Trump-endorsed primary challenger John Gibbs for the Republican Party's nomination in a Michigan congressional district. "This was a hard-fought primary campaign,... I also want to congratulate my opponent John Gibbs on his victory tonight," Meijer said in a statement.

Gibbs is a former official in ex-President Donald Trump's administration and was endorsed by him. Gibbs will face a Democrat in the Nov. 8 midterm election. Meijer is a moderate and one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, and the district is considered a potential pickup for Democrats.

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