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San Antonio Rep. Will Hurd, a Republican, Announces Shock Decision That He Won't Seek Reelection in 2020

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    San Antonio Rep. Will Hurd, a Republican, Announces Shock Decision That He Won't Seek Reelection in 2020
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    U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-San Antonio)

    San Antonio Rep. Will Hurd, the House's sole black Republican, shocked the political scene in both Texas and D.C. late on Thursday by announcing that he will not seek re-election next year in his sprawling border district.

    Hurd, a former CIA agent, said he wanted to "pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at the nexus between technology and national security."

    "I want to use my knowledge and experience to focus on these generational challenges in new ways," he said in a news release. "It was never my intention to stay in Congress forever, but I will stay involved in politics to grow a Republican Party that looks like America."

    You can read the full story from our media partners at The Dallas Morning news by clicking here.

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