Florida Representative Deutch Won’t Run for Reelection, Becomes 31st House Democrat to Step Down in 2022

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

Florida Representative Ted Deutch says he won’t seek reelection in November, making him the 31st House Democrat to drop out this year.

Deutch, the chairman of the House Ethics Committee, has served in Congress since 2010. He will join the American Jewish Committee, according to CBS News.

Last year, Deutch was one of the members of his party to publicly criticize fellow House Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib for anti-Semitic comments the Michigan congresswoman and Muslim made during a chamber debate regarding Israeli defense funds.

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Ted Deutch Says Fellow Democrats Are Going Soft on Ilhan Omar’s ‘Anti-Semitic Lies’

by Peter Hasson   Democratic Florida Rep. Ted Deutch criticized Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday for spreading “classic anti-Semitic lies” and said his fellow House Democrats aren’t doing enough to hold her accountable. Deutch criticized Democrats for changing a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism to include other forms of…

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Lawmakers Claim Their Carbon Tax Proposal is ‘Revenue-Neutral’ When It’s Actually a $1 Trillion Tax Hike

by Tim Pearce   The bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus claims it is pushing a “revenue-neutral” carbon tax, but legislation proposed Thursday would hike taxes by at least $1 trillion over the next decade, according to Paul Blair, director of strategic initiatives for the right-leaning policy institute Americans for Tax…

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