Alex Brandon / APWhite House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters at the White House on Oct. 21, 2020, in Washington. (Alex Brandon / AP)
By Joe Setyon
Published November 21, 2020 at 1:29pm
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has “no intentions” of running for Senate in 2022, he told a Raleigh newspaper Friday.
“I love the people of North Carolina,” Meadows, who represented the state in the House and co-founded the House Freedom Caucus before joining the Trump administration, told The News & Observer.
“But I not only have no plans, I have no intentions to run for the Senate in 2022.”
“I’ve had a number of people talk about running for that seat, if indeed Sen. Burr retires,” he added.
Incumbent Republican Sen. Richard Burr has indeed said he will not run for re-election when his term is up in two