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Congressman cites Trump's efforts to overturn election in announcing decision to quit GOP

Published on: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 21:09:25 UTC
News Agency: CNN
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In an exclusive interview, Rep. Paul Mitchell, Republican of Michigan, told CNN that his disgust and disappointment with President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the election have led him to request that the Clerk of the House change his party affiliation to "independent," and to notify GOP leaders in a letter that he is withdrawing his "engagement and association with the Republican Party at both the national and state level."

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