Gallagher instructed the
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he would enter the non-public sector on the finish of his time period, however would proceed to give attention to nationwide safety and protection coverage.
In his assertion on X, previously generally known as Twitter, Gallagher mentioned he had at all times meant to restrict his congressional tenure and thanked his constituents.
“Although my title might change, my mission will at all times stay the identical: deter America’s enemies and defend the Structure,” he added.
“Mike is a mentor and pal & his chairmanship of @committeeonccp will undoubtedly higher place the U.S. to compete with China longterm,”
said Iowa GOP Rep. Ashley Hinson on X, calling it a “big loss for Congress.”
Former Michigan lawmaker and Senate candidate
Peter Meijer said Gallagher was the “most considerate and clever member” he had served with.
“Can’t overstate the loss that is to the Home’s potential to neatly counter China and lead from the entrance on AI/cyber,” Meijer added.