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Rep. Mark Green reconsidering decision to retire


 Rep. Mark Green reconsidering decision to retire
by Sarah Fortinsky - 02/26/24 3:02 PM ET

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Mark Green (R-Tenn.) is “seriously reconsidering” his decision to retire, less than two weeks after announcing he would not seek reelection to Congress, he confirmed to The Hill.

Green announced his decision to retire on Feb. 14, after he led the successful effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The articles of impeachment passed on their second attempt with just one vote to spare, making Mayorkas the first Cabinet official in nearly 150 years to be impeached.

In announcing his decision to retire, Green said he wanted to “go out with a win.”

“I’ve accomplished what I wanted to do. I wanted to get a great border security bill done. We did that, and I wanted to hold the administration accountable, and we just impeached for the first time a sitting Cabinet secretary,” Green told reporters outside the Capitol at the time.

“I’ve learned being here that the fight isn’t in Washington. I think the fight is with Washington,” Green said.

Punchbowl News was the first to report he was reconsidering his decision.


Timber Rattler:
Either somebody's twisting his arm or else his cushy K-Street job fell through.


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