He is endorsing his son, John Conyers III, to replace him in Congress.
Conyers said in the interview that this in no way will tarnish his legacy. This, too, shall pass. "I want you to know that my legacy will continue through my children", he said.
Ian Conyers told the newspaper that his great-uncle - the longest-serving current U.S. House member - "is not resigning".
"Seattle's Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who served with Conyers on the House Judiciary Committee, demanded his resignation a week ago, saying there should be "'zero tolerance' for sexual harassment".
The House Ethics Committee is investigating allegations of harassment and inappropriate touching by women who once worked for Conyers, including claims by Marion Brown who could testify later this week before the committee.
Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of NY said he was saddened by the resignation of his "friend and mentor" but added: "There can be no tolerance for behavior that subjects women to the kind of conduct that has been alleged".
The news comes after Conyers' great-nephew, 29-year old MI state Senator Ian Conyers, told CBS News' Jonathan Blakely he would be running for the elder Conyers' seat.
On Monday, yet another allegation was lodged against Conyers, when a woman who said she worked for the congressman for more than a decade said he slid his hand up her skirt and rubbed her thighs while she was sitting next to him in the front row of a church.
Elisa Grubbs made the allegation in an affidavit released by her attorney, Lisa Bloom. Conyers settled a wrongful dismissal claim in 2015 with a former employee who said he fired her because she said no to his sexual advances.
She also said that she saw Conyers touching and stroking the legs and buttocks of Brown and other female staffers on "multiple occasions". "We're calling for due process for every citizen, which also includes Congressman John Conyers by the same body which is supposed to uphold and defend due process".
She said that one time, when she was at Conyers' home, he came out of the bathroom naked when he knew she was in the room.
Ian Conyers did not go into detail with the Times on the allegations against his family member, but said he would stand with him.
The 88-year-old congressman is facing several sexual harassment allegations from former staff members. And a former scheduler complained of sexual harassment and retaliation.
Conyers called the events leading to his early retirement "a game of politics", but said he and his family are taking what has happened in stride and they are dealing with it and will keep moving forward.
The reports cite conversations with Conyers' grandson, Ian Conyers.
"John Conyers has spent over 50 years protecting the rights of everyone in this country, " the Wayne County Executive said.
As of Friday, American said it had arranged to have pilots for all but a few hundred flights and was working to fill the rest. The problem could have forced the airline to cancel as many as 15,000 flights over the holidays.
North Korea faces tightened sanctions following its test-launch Tuesday of a new intercontinental ballistic missile. "China can do this on its own, or we can take the oil situation into our own hands".
The New York Daily News , one of several outlets reporting the move, said Yankees officials were attracted to Boone's "polish". Cashman later said he was concerned over "ability to fully engage, communicate, connect with the playing personnel".
Next up for Arsenal during the congested winter months is Manchester United , and this writer is sort of hopeful about the game. Wenger said the forward had been struggling with a minor hamstring problem, but should be OK for the United clash.
Frost will be officially introduced as Nebraska's head coach during a press conference on Sunday, Dec. 3, at noon. He was the starting quarterback in 1996 and on the Huskers last national championship team in 1997.
Nearby perigee full Moons appear about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than full Moons that occur near apogee in the Moon's orbit. The best time to see it will be as the moon rises just after sunset, according to National Geographic .
That's keep fighting and try and post the best number I possibly could. "Day to day stuff was very hard for me to do", Woods said. Fowler began the day with seven consecutive birdies and shot 11-under 61 to win by four strokes.
Kansas City has dropped six of its last seven after opening the season 5-0, but remains in the mix in the AFC West playoff hunt. Smith looked more like the MVP candidate he was early in the season than the struggling quarterback he's been in recent weeks.
Technical analysis of the missile flight is ongoing, but the U.S. official said "the North Koreans had problems with re-entry". North Korea claimed it carried out successful a missile test last week, two months after its most recent launch attempt.
Arsene Wenger's side, meanwhile, head into the game on the back of 12 Premier League home wins in a row. "I remember big matches". Asked if he is more like the clinical Borg or the temperamental McEnroe, Mourinho replied: "I don't play tennis".
The streaming service, who never release viewership information, has not commented on these figures. Today Netflix announced that they have renewed Stranger Things for a 3rd season.
Yemen's ex-President killed during clashes
Earlier on Monday, a Sanaa-based activist said that the Houthis had gained control of most of Sanaa from Saleh's forces. The country's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh , was killed on Monday by Houthi rebels.
Amazon Has Launched Down Under And Aussies Aren't Impressed
In the lead up to Christmas it is offering free delivery for "eligible" products over $49 and one-day delivery for "select areas". Amazon also has corporate offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Canberra which are home to more than 1,000 employees.
Victoria's low unemployment rate raises concerns
It was also the first time since the beginning of 2013 that housing investment (real estate) fell for two consecutive quarters. London unemployment rate hovered below six per cent for most of the summer before it rose to its current level in October.
Guardiola explains incident with Nathan Redmond
I've just seen this story and felt I had to say something and clear a few things that are floating around right now. Nathan Redmond has defended Pep Guardiola following their on-field altercation at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.
Dave Dombrowski Confirms Red Sox' Interest In Shohei Ohtani
Shohei Ohtani is available for bidding for all 30 Major League Baseball teams and is said to be open to joining any team. The Red Sox reportedly were among the teams that scouted Ohtani in August, so their interest in him isn't a shock.