House Budget Chair John Yarmuth to retire
House Budget Chair John Yarmuth, the lone Democrat representative in Kentucky, announced on Tuesday he will not run for re-election in 2022.Why it matters: Yarmuth, a senior Democrat who runs one of the House's most powerful committees, has been a key negotiator for President Biden's roughly $2 trillion social spending package and other economic priorities.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscrib…
House Budget Committee chairman retires amid Democratic infighting over $3.5T social spending bill
The Democratic chairman of the House Budget Committee announced his retirement from Congress on Tuesday amid the party’s infighting over President Biden’s $3.5 trillion expansion of the federal safety net.
House Budget chairman announces he'll retire at the end of his term
House Budget Chairman John Yarmuth announced Tuesday that he would retire at the end of his term, a blow for Democrats who hold a slim majority in the chamber and must now field a new candidate for his US House seat in Kentucky.
Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, who as chairman of the House Budget Committee has played a key role in pushing for President Joe Biden's efforts to expand the nation's social safety net, announced Tuesday that he…