Pat Toomey

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Pat Toomey
United States Senator
from Pennsylvania
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2023
Preceded byArlen Specter
Succeeded byJohn Fetterman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th district
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2005
Preceded byPaul McHale
Succeeded byCharlie Dent
Personal details
Born (1961-11-17) November 17, 1961 (age 62)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kris Toomey
Alma materHarvard University (B.A.)

Pat Toomey (born November 17, 1961) is an American politician. On January 3, 2011, he became the junior U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005.[1] He retired from the Senate in 2023.

On October 4, 2020, Toomey announced that he will not run for re-election to a third term in 2022 or for Governor.[2]

Toomey was born on November 17, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated from the Harvard University. He is married to Kris Toomey. They have three children.

On February 13, 2021 Toomey voted that no longer Republican President Donald Trump was guilty of starting the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol. He and six other Republican senators also voted that Trump was guilty. This was after the House of Representatives Second impeachment of Donald Trump.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Toomey, Patrick Joseph". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  2. Bender, Jonathan Tamari, William. "Sen. Pat Toomey won't run for reelection or for Pennsylvania governor, sources say". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2020-10-04.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. "7 Republicans found Trump 'guilty' of inciting Capitol riot. They explain their vote". Retrieved 14 February 2021.

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