REPORT: In blow to GOP, Rep. decides against Senate run

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Republican Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher will not challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in 2024, dealing a major blow to the GOP’s candidate recruitment efforts.

“As the representative of Northeast Wisconsin and Chairman of the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, I have a rare, bipartisan opportunity in the 118th Congress to help restore American strength, prevent war in the Pacific, and defend our basic freedoms from communist aggression. Accomplishing this mission and serving Wisconsin’s 8th District deserve my undivided attention. Therefore, I will not run for the Senate in 2024 and will pursue re-election in the House,” Gallagher said in a statement.

A fourth-term congressman from Green Bay, Gallagher previously served as a Marine intelligence officer. He deployed to Iraq twice and holds a doctorate from Georgetown University in government and international relations. One of the Republican Party’s leading China hawks, Gallagher pushed for the creation of the China select committee, which he chairs.

Gallagher continued, “I believe that when we look back in 50 years, the American people will ask: Did our elected leaders rally as a country and confront the Chinese Communist Party threat before it was too late? Continuing to lead this fight in the House of Representatives is the best way for me to help answer that question affirmatively.”

National Republican Senatorial Committee spokesman Tate Mitchell said in a statement, “It’s obviously disappointing, but it would have been political malpractice not to try to recruit Mike Gallagher. We will have a strong candidate in Wisconsin.”

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