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Trey Gowdy revealed his post-Congress plans on Thursday.
The previous South Carolina Republican will be a part of Nelson Mullins, the South Carolina-based legislation and lobbying agency introduced.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and Congressman @TGowdySC, who most lately represented South Carolina’s 4th District within the U.S. Home of Representatives, introduced the Congressman has joined the Agency efficient at the moment, on Jan. 3. Learn extra right here: https://t.co/MfUpuSQbhV pic.twitter.com/fB3l0EdVCD
— Nelson Mullins (@NelsonMullins) January 3, 2019
Gowdy, 54, labored at Nelson Mullins by means of 1994, when he left the agency to turn out to be an assistant federal prosecutor.
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Becoming a member of Gowdy at Nelson Mullins’ white collar protection and authorities investigations staff are Cindy Crick, his longtime chief of workers, and Sheria Clarke, the previous workers director for the Home Oversight Committee, which Gowdy chaired.
“I’m very excited to affix Nelson Mullins, a agency with a wealthy, deep, and various staff of proficient attorneys and a popularity for excellence in all aspects of the legislation,” Gowdy stated in an announcement issued by means of the agency.
Gowdy formally joined the agency simply minutes after the brand new Congress was sworn into workplace.
Trey Gowdy joins Greenville SC legislation agency, swears off politics. ‘If I knew then what I do know now, I wouldn’t have run for Congress within the first place.’ From @GreenvilleNews: https://t.co/wlk5By36t5
— Byron York (@ByronYork) January 3, 2019
Are you unhappy Gowdy is not a consultant?
The four-term lawmaker leaves behind a blended legacy.
One of many highest-profile Republicans in Congress, Gowdy grew to become identified for fiery exchanges with witnesses throughout numerous Home committee hearings.
Outstanding on Gowdy’s spotlight reel are his public interrogations of former IRS official Lois Lerner, former CIA Director John Brennan and former FBI official Peter Strzok.
Gowdy additionally grew to become a favourite of reporters for his tendency to supply barbed feedback on problems with the day and for breaking information throughout his frequent media appearances.
However Gowdy’s excessive profile additionally made him a frequent goal of Democrats.
As chairman of the Home Benghazi Committee, Gowdy was accused by Democrats of main a political witch hunt supposed to derail Hillary Clinton’s presidential marketing campaign.
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