Kinzinger says he’ll review ‘all of the options’ for running again amid redistricting

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Republican Representative Adam Kizinger – one of Donald Trump’s most vocal critics in the GOP – says he will review “all options” when Illinois’s legislature released a map of new congressional districts that would put him at a disadvantage in being re-elected. can put in.

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Mr. Kinzinger, who has served six terms in the House, made the remarks after Illinois released A proposed map with 14 Democratic seats and three Republican seats, Chicago Sun-Times informed of.

“Once the new congressional maps for Illinois are released, my team and I will spend some time looking at them and reviewing all options outside the House,” Kizinger said in a statement. He also criticized the process, which would put him in the same district as Democratic Rep. Mary Newman, Chicago Tribune informed of.

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“This redistribution process is anything but transparent, which comes as no surprise to anyone. I believe the people of Illinois deserve better.”

Every decade, state legislatures redraw Congressional district maps after the census. Illinois has a Democratic majority in both state legislatures, and Governor JB Pritzker is also a Democrat.

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Mr Kizinger has emerged within the Republican Party as one of the most visible critics of former President Donald Trump. He was one of only 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Mr Trump for inciting a riot on January 6 in an attempt to reverse the outcome of the presidential election. He also sits on the select committee to investigate the rebellion, along with Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, as one of only two Republicans.

Mr Trump has targeted several Republicans who voted to impeach him and backed the primary challengers to Ms Cheney and Washington’s Jaime Herrera. Ohio Representative Anthony Gonzalez announced he would not run for re-election next year after Mr Trump endorsed Max Miller.

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Credit: www.independent.co.uk /

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