Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., a longtime advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and critic of the Trump administration, is retiring from Congress, Fox News confirms.
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Gutierrez held an event in Chicago on Monday alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel and is slated to hold a news conference in Chicago on Tuesday morning.
The lawmaker confirmed to Fox News that he plans to run for another office – just not Congress. There is speculation he could be gearing up to run for governor of Puerto Rico or mayor of Chicago.
The 63-year-old congressman has served his Chicago district since 1993 and is a senior member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. A Puerto Rican, he has been a lead proponent in recent weeks
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