Collins Statement on Rep. Tom Graves
WASHINGTON—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) released the following statement after Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) announced he will not seek re-election:
“Tom’s decision not to seek re-election leaves a major hole in the Georgia delegation. Throughout his time in Congress, Tom has been a prime example of the power of hard work and leadership."
“When I was first elected to the state house, Tom was one of the first members to reach out to me. He remained a faithful friend and trusted advisor as we both transitioned to serving in Washington. On a personal level, Tom and Julie have been good friends to me and Lisa for many years, and we will always cherish their friendship and support."
"To Tom, Julie and the rest of the family: I wish you all the best as you take on a new adventure. Thank you for your service to our state."