Long Island Congressman Peter King is set to leave Congress, announcing that he won’t run for another term in 2020.
In his first interview after his announcement, King told WOR's “Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning” it wasn’t an easy decision.
“After 14 terms, 28 years and that’s four days a week in Washington, I just felt it was time to do something different and stay here in Seaford and spend more time with my family,” King said.
King said President Trump’s impeachment battle had no impact on his decision. The congressman said he’s never backed down from a battle before and still plans to vote against the impeachment.
“That’s not a reason to leave,” King said.
King said he was still strong politically and is confident he would have won if he decided to run again. He said that he plans to stay active politically as he looks for new opportunities.
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