Atlanta’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Former Congressman Doug Collins announced Monday that he will not run for office in 2022 — silencing the rumors that he could possibly challenge fellow Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in a primary or go after Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock’s seat.
Collins gave up his seat in Congress, where he served in the 9th district, to run in the special election for then Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s seat.
Collins gained a national following during Trump’s impeachment, when the Gainesville congressman was the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee and a vocal defender of the embattled GOP president.
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Former congressman Doug Collins not running for office, says ‘goodbye for now’ https://t.co/Mx7RnXNXXi
— 11Alive News (@11AliveNews) April 26, 2021
I’m announcing today that I will not be a candidate for any office in the next election cycle. Read more ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/IruVtnjZl7
— Doug Collins (@RepDougCollins) April 26, 2021