Rep. Mike Gal­lagher Announces Retire­ment After Help­ing Defeat May­orkas Impeach­ment Vote

Rep. Mike Gallagher Announces Retirement After Helping Defeat Mayorkas Impeachment Vote

Rep. Mike Gal­lagher (R‑WI) announced Sat­ur­day that he won’t seek re-elec­tion in 2024 just days after the Repub­li­can Con­gress­man cast a cru­cial vote against impeach­ing Depart­ment of Home­land Secu­ri­ty Sec­re­tary Ale­jan­dro May­orkas.
The 39-year-old Gal­lagher, viewed as a ris­ing star in the GOP, was one of three Repub­li­cans to vote against impeach­ing May­orkas, which helped defeat the effort that Repub­li­can lead­ers have promised to accom­plish. Gal­lagher, first elect­ed in 2016, released a …