WASHINGTON – Former President Donald J. Devin Nunes, a Republican from California who has emerged as one of Trump’s most loyal and ruthless allies, announced his resignation on Monday. Congress After 19 years Mr. Became CEO of Trump’s new media and technology company.
Mr. Nunes faced almost impossible odds of being re-elected to the Central Valley District, where his family has been farming for three generations. A new map emerging from an Independent Citizens’ Reconciliation Commission was almost certain to flip it from a district where Mr Trump won.
But during the Trump administration, Mr. who was chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Political analysts and politicians in the district predict that Nunes will jump into the newly formed Republican-friendly district. If the Republicans had taken control of the House, they would have allowed him to continue his congressional career and assume the leadership of the Power and Energy Committee.
Mr. Decision to take Nunes Mr. Trump’s growing media company Instead of influencers House The committee that writes the tax and health policy signals he thinks has power in the Republican and Conservative movement.
“Recently, I had a new opportunity to fight for the most important issues I believe in,” he said. Nunes, in a letter to his constituents, stated that he would leave the council before the end of the year. His tenure.
In a press release from the Trump Media & Technology Group, Mr. Trump called his new chief executive “a fighter and leader.”
“Devin understands that we must stop the liberal media and big technology from destroying the freedoms that make America better,” he said in a statement.
Mr. Nunes was once Speaker John A. Was Bohner’s trusted lieutenant, a Republican, who fought fiercely and openly against the House Conservatives in the House Freedom Caucasus. The Independent Caucasus rebels called for the Republican Party to resign. Became the leading force in the capture of Trump, and Mr. Nunes followed suit.
From where he was on the investigative team, he spoke out against allegations that his 2016 campaign collaborated with Russian intelligence. Interrupted Trump. Mr. Nunes also organized the United Republican Front to oppose the president’s first dismissal for suspending military aid to Ukraine.
Mr. The Washington Post, CNN, The Fresno Bee and the media and his critics. Nunes led public protests. Twitter Small sizes felt, and Follows Twitter In an attempt to unmask a teacher Parody account Written explicitly by his cow. (His family runs a dairy operation.)
Last year Mr. Bill Arpallo, a Democrat who will run against Nunes and run in the 2022 election, said he expected his rival district to be cut off. When losing Republican strongholds in the East.
“We know about Devin, he’s not going to work for anything,” Mr said before the announcement on Monday. Arbello said in an interview.
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