Congressman Running for President Announces He Will Not Run for Re-Election

[Photo Credit: By Gage Skidmore from Surprise, AZ, United States of America - Dean Phillips, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=119384221]

Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2024. Phillips is currently in his second term in the House of Representatives.

Phillips cited a desire to focus on his insurgent presidential campaign as his reason for not seeking re-election. He has been critical of President Biden and has said that he believes he can provide a better alternative.

Some Democrats have criticized Phillips for running against Biden, arguing that it would divide the party and help Republicans win the general election. However, Phillips has said that he believes he has a chance to win the Democratic nomination and defeat Trump in the November 2024.

Phillips’ announcement is a major development in the 2024 Democratic presidential race. He is one of the first major candidates to announce that they will not seek re-election.

It is unclear who will replace Phillips in the House of Representatives. The Democratic Party will need to nominate a candidate to run in the 2024 election.

Phillips’ announcement is also likely to have an impact on the 2024 presidential race. It could lead to other Democrats entering the race, and it could also make it more difficult for Biden to win the renomination.