Trump-abandoned Mo Brooks retiring after "bad guys won"

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) said Wednesday he plans to retire from politics after losing Alabama’s Senate runoff earlier this week.

Driving the news: Brooks’ decision comes less than 24 hours after he lost the runoff election to Katie Britt, the former chief of staff to retiring Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.).

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Brooks, 68, said he will be leaving politics because “the bad guys won” — a reference to Britt’s victory, per Politico.

Brooks said he intends to spend time with his grandchildren in retirement.

“I’m looking forward to being a normal person. You know, normal people have some fun,” he said.

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