Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on Congressman Mike McIntyre’s announcement he will not run for re-election:
“Congress is losing a strident and independent presence with the retirement of Congressman Mike McIntyre. He is a champion for our military, a tenacious supporter of our nation’s farmers, and a tireless advocate for America’s rural communities.
“Congressman McIntyre is a strong voice for the people of his district, and he has never hesitated to do what he thinks is best. He will be missed by friends on both sides of the aisle, and we wish him well in all his future endeavors.”