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.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.