Eastern and southern Oregon Congressman Greg Walden, R-Hood River, has announced he won’t seek re-election when his current term in the U.S. House is up in 2021. The announcement took a lot of his supporters by surprise but Walden said it is time to explore other endeavors. More than ten other Republican congressmen are also “retiring” from Washington politics. And with the “Rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air” over the Trump administration who can blame them.
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