Texas GOP Rep. Conaway won't seek reelection: report

Texas GOP Rep. Conaway won't seek reelection: report
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Rep. Mike ConawayKenneth (Mike) Michael ConawayWalden retirement adds to GOP election woes Overnight Energy: Automakers group sides with Trump in emissions lawsuit | Latest on California wildfires | Walden won't seek reelection | Park Service scraps plan to charge protesters for security Oregon GOP Rep. Greg Walden won't seek reelection MORE (R-Texas) is reportedly planning to retire at the end of his term.

Conaway — who was first elected to the lower chamber in 2004 — is currently the top Republican on the House Agriculture Committee and serves as a senior member of the powerful House Intelligence Committee, where he played a key role in its Russia probe.

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He will not seek reelection in 2020, multiple sources told Politico on Tuesday. The Texas lawmaker is slated to give a press conference in Midland on Wednesday, according to the news outlet.

His office declined to comment to The Hill.

The Texas Republican is the fifth GOP lawmaker to retire over the course of the past two weeks, joining Reps. Paul MitchellPaul MitchellEd Markey, John Rutherford among victors at charity pumpkin-carving contest Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash House Republicans voice concerns about White House's impeachment messaging MORE (Mich.), Pete OlsonPeter (Pete) Graham OlsonWhat's causing the congressional 'Texodus'? Here are the lawmakers who aren't seeking reelection in 2020 Texas Republicans sound alarm about rapidly evolving state MORE (Texas), Martha RobyMartha Dubina RobyOvernight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe Here are the lawmakers who aren't seeking reelection in 2020 Pelosi: GOP retirements indicate they'll be in the minority, with Democrat in the White House MORE (Ala.) and Rob BishopRobert (Rob) William BishopWalden retirement adds to GOP election woes Overnight Energy: Automakers group sides with Trump in emissions lawsuit | Latest on California wildfires | Walden won't seek reelection | Park Service scraps plan to charge protesters for security Oregon GOP Rep. Greg Walden won't seek reelection MORE (Utah).

Texas's 11th Congressional District is traditionally a Republican stronghold.