Former Michigan Congressman Peter Meijer — who served one term in the U.S. House of Representatives before losing a Republican primary following his vote to impeach then-President Donald Trump, announced this week he will run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Michigan.
Meijer, an Iraq War veteran and heir to his family’s supermarket chain, was one of 10 House Republicans who joined Democrats in the vote to impeach Trump. He joins a field of more than a dozen candidates vying for a seat held by Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow for more than two decades.
On Tuesday, Meijer joined Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson on the show to discuss his campaign and what sets him apart from other Republican candidates in the race.
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Peter Meijer is a former Congressman and Republican running for Senate. He says the Federal Reserve and President Joe Biden’s spending have made prices rise, and life harder for average Americans.
“It’s all about the pocket book primarily,” said Meijer.
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