Michigan’s Democratic Party chairman criticized a metro Detroit congressman Wednesday for saying it would be a “dream come true” to seek the impeachment of President Barack Obama.
“Some people… no matter what Obama does, he’s still the greatest president they’ve ever had. That’s what you’re fighting,” he said.
There’s a new U.S. Congressman in town and he also happens to be a reindeer rancher.
His brother Phillip Bentivolio gave an interview where he called him “mentally unbalanced” and predicted he’ll eventually spend time in prison.
Kerry Bentivolio beat four other southeastern Michigan Republicans in a special primary Wednesday and will advance to a special general election to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term.
Congressional candidate Kerry Bentivolio was reprimanded earlier this year for intimidating and threatening students at the Michigan high school where he taught, school records show.
The race for a Michigan congressional seat once considered a Republican lock may now be up for grabs after GOP voters nominated the only candidate who managed to get on the ballot — a reindeer rancher some party officials have labeled as an extremist.
Tea party favorite Kerry Bentivolio has won the Republican primary in Michigan for the U.S. House seat abandoned by former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter and will face off against Democtatic nominated Syed Taj in November.
Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state’s two black congressmen in Tuesday’s primary election.
One of the most talked about congressional races in southeast Michigan is in the 11th District which encompasses parts of western Wayne and Oakland counties.