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 ConawayLive coverage: Democrats, Republicans seek to win PR battle in final House impeachment hearing Laughter erupts at hearing after Democrat fires back: Trump 'has 5 Pinocchios on a daily basis' Live coverage: Schiff closes with speech highlighting claims of Trump's corruption 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.


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.

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