Gallagher, who currently leads the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, said he would be exiting public life for the private sector. His new career will coincide with the national security and defense policies that he made the focus of his congressional tenure.
“Eight years ago, when I first ran for Congress, I promised to treat my time in office as a high-intensity deployment,” Gallagher said in a statement. “Through my bipartisan work on the Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, chairing the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, and chairing the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, we’ve accomplished more on this deployment than I could have ever imagined.”
He continued: “But the