Dem Rep. DeFazio, Transportation Chairman, Won’t Run Again: Sources

Dem Rep. DeFazio, Transportation Chairman, Won't Run Again: Sources Dem Rep. DeFazio, Transportation Chairman, Won't Run Again: Sources (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Wednesday, 01 December 2021 01:19 PM

U.S. House Transportation Committee chairman Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., will not seek reelection in 2022, two sources briefed on the matter said Wednesday.

A formal announcement of DeFazio's retirement is expected later Wednesday. DeFazio helped lead the effort to boost infrastructure spending and a comprehensive investigation into the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX.

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