Congressman Mike Gallagher Pens Op-Ed Calling for Congressional Term Limits
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Mike Gallagher penned an op-ed entitled “A Time for Congressional Term Limits” in the Hill arguing for limiting the tenure of service for members in the House of Representatives and Senate. The op-ed is part of Rep. Gallagher’s broader vision to clean up Washington D.C., and restore power back to the American people.
“I’m holding true to my commitment to bring some Wisconsin common sense to Washington DC and change the way business gets done. Imposing term limits is just the first of a number of measures I have introduced in my first 100 days in office to clean up Congress,” Rep. Gallagher said. “Congress should not be a career; rather, individuals should serve for a time, doing everything they can to work together to fix problems before returning home to civilian life. Our government should be for the people and by the people, and with that as our guiding principle, term limits are something that both sides of the aisle should be able to agree on and unite behind,” Rep. Gallagher concluded.
Just last month, Rep. Gallagher introduced bipartisan legislation that imposes term limits on members of Congress who took office after the conclusion of the 114th Congress, and grandfathers in members who began their service prior to that time. He, along with several of the bill’s co-signers, took to the House floor and delivered speeches urging their other colleagues to support the bill.
Click here to read Rep. Gallagher’s op-ed.
Click here to listen to Rep. Gallagher’s floor speech.