CINCINNATI (AP) – Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says he won’t seek reelection and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades.
Portman, who turned 65 last month, is among establishment Republicans who clearly struggled with supporting President Donald Trump.READ MORE: Friends And Family Say Final Goodbyes To Ahmir Tuli
But after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Portman said Trump had to bear “some responsibility” for what happened.READ MORE: Ex-U.S. Attorney Trying To Help Free Man Convicted Of Killings
He has said he wants to hear both sides in the Trump impeachment trial before deciding how to vote.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Dept. Announces 2,789 New Coronavirus Cases, 55 Additional Deaths
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