Head of the House GOP campaign arm won't seek another term

Head of the House GOP campaign arm won't seek another term
© Greg Nash

The head of the House GOP’s campaign arm will step down from his post after losing control of the lower chamber on Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

Rep. Steve StiversSteven (Steve) Ernst StiversHouse vote fails to quell storm surrounding Steve King House passes resolution condemning white nationalism House Democrats offer measures to censure Steve King MORE (R-Ohio), sent an email to staff on Wednesday informing them that he would not seek another term as chairman of the NRCC. He has been at the helm of the campaign arm for one cycle.

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The announcement comes after the House GOP lost its majority in a bruising midterm defeat, with Democrats likely picking up 30 or more seats.

Republicans already throwing their hats into the ring for the NRCC chairmanship include Reps. Mimi Walter (R-Calif.), Tom EmmerThomas (Tom) Earl EmmerGOP maps out early 2020 strategy to retake House Steve King faces new storm over remarks about white supremacy Jeb Bush: GOP leaders need to 'actively support' primary challenger for Steve King MORE (R-Minn.) and Ann WagnerAnn Louise WagnerGOP scrambles to prevent shutdown after right-wing insurrection Congress must restrain power of new consumer financial director GOP congresswoman says she opted out of NRCC run because McCarthy had 'a different plan' MORE (R-Mo.).