Republican Rep. Trey Hollingsworth says he won't seek reelection

Posted 11 days ago


Rep. Trey Hollingsworth, R-Ind., announced Wednesday he will not be running for reelection, citing his pledge to limit his terms in office.

He is the 13th House Republican to retire or run for a different office. Twice as many House Democrats have decided to retire or run for a different office, as the GOP aims to take back the House.

"I took a pledge to limit my own terms to four because of this very idea: to remind me to focus on the people and that serving the public wasn't intended to be a career by our founders," he said in an op-ed with IndyStar.

The congressman reflected on his time "battling Washington," recalling times he voted against "bad budgeting, reckless spending and overregulation." He explained that constituents need people outside of politics to bring about change and expressed his support of "strong term limits." ... (Read more)