Michigan Report for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What Prompted End To House GOP Leadership Race?

Rep. Robert VerHeulen officially announced Tuesday he conceded the House Republican leadership race to Rep. Tom Leonard III and in exchange Mr. Leonard will fully support him to continue on as majority caucus whip.

Gongwer News Service exclusively reported Monday that Mr. VerHeulen (R-Walker) conceded. Mr. VerHeulen (R-Walker) and Mr. Leonard (R-DeWitt), however, did not make a public statement about the situation until Tuesday.


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