Rep. Bill ShusterWilliam (Bill) Franklin ShusterGOP chairman fundraising for conservative House member House GOP grounds plan to spin air traffic control from FAA Pipeline regulators pressed to act on gas storage leaks MORE (R-Pa.) and his wife of more than a quarter century are announcing their separation.

The 53-year-old Pennsylvania Republican reportedly disclosed the marital news in a joint statement with his spouse, Rebecca, released before the July 4th holiday, saying, “This is a very difficult decision for our family, but one that we have reached together amicably.”

The Shusters, who have been married 27 years, according to local reports, have two children. “We will always share a bond with each other through parenting our two wonderful children whom we love and support unconditionally,” the pair said.

Shuster's office didn't respond to ITK's request for comment.