Sen. Roy Blunt announces his retirement from Congress

The Missouri congressman said he will not be seeking a third term in 2022.
2:32 | 03/08/21

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Well I think what we're talking about. Look forward to all this year. Christian and next year. If she continued. All we. 26 years in the congress. Working in the house Burton's this story. Well in this. You'll get about what we didn't get obviously do work. In areas like he'll do future. I don't know equity. Restored pilgrims were people back to school also were. Things. On the intelligence committee side and this is the principal operator. All given me the ability. Brought us ways to impact our state and country. I'm grateful for that. Look forward to do well. Next two years of that and then we'll. That we. Quote. This was we're here decision horse shoes and might have been yours includes an eight years. And you know I'm grateful for the sir I think this is going to be Tripoli election year frankly Republicans. Two twenty. Eight reviews worse. That is Tennessee just like 2010. Was. In fact I think our friends and others almost replicating. If it works he. News we use. Actually. Community care what race I think they're. Headed in the direction that this late twenties to upgrade your Republicans I think we'll pleasure for me. A lack of options. That our problem for typically about felt good about getting elected what I felt less good about was what rob wanted to go. 26 years in the congress. 232 years and we. Maybe eliminate the other things I might get a chance to do. When we've accomplished so I'm. I think it's good decision or the congress I think so good decision for me I think it's a good decision for what happened. For future. Representation for our state and the senate and looked forward. Twenty to be an upgrade election.

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