Michigan Rep. Meijer, Who Voted to Impeach Trump, Loses in GOP Primary

In a race that received widespread national attention and generated millions of dollars in spending, Donald Trump-endorsed Republican challenger John Gibbs stunned Rep. Peter Meijer in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District primary on Aug. 2.
It was another test for the House GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump following the U.S. Capitol breach on Jan. 6, 2021.
Meijer, whose surname is familiar because of his family’s national supercenter chain that’s based in Michigan, was the only freshman legislator in the group of 10 House Republicans who chose to impeach the president in the final days of his administration.
Rep. Peter Meijer inserts his ballot into the voting machine at a precinct in Grand Rapids, Mich., on August 2. (Jeff Louderback/Epoch Times)
In Washington state, hours after Meijer was defeated, two additional Trump impeachment voters won their respective primaries. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Rep. Dan Newhouse held off their Trump-backed challengers in districts considered moderate….

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