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Rep. Peter King will not seek 2020 re-election

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Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., announced Nov. 11, 2019, he will not seek reelection in 2020. The 14-term Republican congressman said in a Facebook post that his commute was a main factor in his decision, saying he wants “flexibility to spend more time” with his children and grandchildren.

Seen here, King arrives for a classified members-only briefing on Iran on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 21, 2019. Patrick Semansky, AP.

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy at Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, N.Y on May 23, 2018, Evan Vucci, AP.

Rep. Peter King will not seek 2020 re-election

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Congressman Peter King march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City on March 17, 2018.

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) speaks during The House Intelligence Committee public hearing on the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election on March 20, 2017.

R-Wisconsin, for a ceremonial swearing-in and photo-op during the opening session of the 115th Congress, Jan. 3, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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