Rep. Adam Kinzinger, A Trump GOP Critic, Won’t Seek Re-Election
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois), an outspoken Trump critic, will not seek re-election for his U.S. House seat. Kinzinger’s district was eliminated by Democrats in Illinois during the redistricting process.
In a video released last week, Kinzinger said: “I also remember during that campaign saying that if I ever thought it was time to move on from Congress, I would, and that time is now.”
Kinzinger, who was one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, has also been a firm critic of his own party, frequently calling out the spread of misinformation among fellow GOP members.
In his video, Kinzinger stated: “I cannot focus on both a reelection to Congress and a broader fight nationwide. I want to make it clear. This isn’t the end of my political future, but the beginning. Serving six terms in Congress has been an honor of a lifetime.”
Kinzinger, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, is one of two GOP members serving on the select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection.