Rep. Abraham announces he will not seek re-election

Rep. Abraham announces he will not seek re-election

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced on Wednesday of last week his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of the 116th Congress. He issued the following statement to citizens of the Fifth Congressional District:

“Today, I am officially announcing my retirement from Congress following the completion of my current third term, and I will not seek re-election in 2020.

“When I announced my candidacy for this seat six years ago, I did so with the strongest of convictions. Our national defense had been weakened, our constitutional rights were being challenged, and our economy was in the tank.

 

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