House Republican Majority to Temporarily Shrink by 1 as Rep. Stewart Steps Down Mid-Term Due to Wife’s Health Issues

Rep. Chris Stewart (R‑UT) is stepping down from his House seat mid-term, with the announcement coming perhaps as early as today. His departure is due to health issues of his wife. 

We wish Mrs. Stewart well and kudos to Rep. Stewart for putting his family first. His resignation is the first one mid-term from the Utah delegation since the resignation of former Rep. Jason Chaffetz . He gave up his seat in Congress six years ago. In 2017, Chaffetz left Congress and became a pundit on Fox News Channel. Stewart is currently serving his sixth term in the House. In 2022, he won re-election over the Democrat by more than 30 points. His is a solid Repu …

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