21 moments from U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney's career in national politics (21 images)
By UPI Staff
U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, announced Wednesday he won't seek re-election in 2024, calling for a new generation of leaders. Romney, 76, a former governor of Massachusetts, has served in the Senate since 2018. He ran unsuccessfully for president against Barack Obama in 2012. In 2020, Romney was the lone Republican to vote to convict President Donald Trump in his first impeachment trial.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the GOP presidential candidates' debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on May 3, 2007. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI