The Michigan Republican will announce his campaign in his home state, making him the third House Member to enter the race. Reps. Michele Bachmann (Minn.) and Ron Paul (Texas) have also launched campaigns.
McCotter spokeswoman Michaela Huntley told the Detroit News that the lawmaker had made a decision about whether to run, but she declined to disclose his plans.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.