Repub­li­can con­gress­men keep resign­ing — here are their rea­sons

Republican congressmen keep resigning — here are their reasons

As the 118th Con­gress con­tin­ues to be tur­bu­lent, espe­cial­ly in the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, mem­bers are opt­ing not to run for anoth­er term, and with the insta­bil­i­ty, sev­er­al are resign­ing from Con­gress ear­ly.
While 21 House Repub­li­cans have said they would retire at the end of their term, five House Repub­li­cans have either resigned or announced their inten­tion to resign ear­ly. This drops the Repub­li­can major­i­ty in the House to 217–213, mean­ing the par­ty can only stand to lose one vote along par­ty lines. Here is a look at those five retir­ing Repub­li­cans.
Rep. Chris Stew­art (R‑UT)
Stew­art announced his depar­ture from the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives in June 2023, that his “wife’s health con­cerns” made it “nec­es­sary” for him to step down in S …