The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Liberty News Now
Representative Gregg Harper, last Thursday, made an announcement that he would not be seeking a sixth term in the Congress, he went on to say that he had never planned to make his public service a full time career and desires to spend more of his time with his family.
“(Family) is one aspect of it, but I never intended to make this a career and 10 years is really a long time to serve,” Harper said during an interview on Thursday. “It’s been the most incredible experience … I wouldn’t trade it for anything, but I never planned to spend my entire life up here.”
At 61 years of age, Harper is of the opinion that the recent years have been toughest in the politics of the U.S., but this would never have been a factor to take this decision of not re-seeking elections.
“Certainly a lot of frustrationpost was originally published on this site