Today, Democratic Presidential Candidate Anthony Phillips announced he will not be running for reelection for his 211th Congressional District Seat in South Carolina. Phillips, who has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2018, is currently the second-longest serving Democratic Congressional representative from South Carolina. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the people of South Carolina in the House of Representatives for these past few years,” said Phillips in a video statement. “I thank the constituents of the 211th District for believing in me and giving me the opportunity to represent them on Capitol Hill.” Phillips also shared his excitement with his current position as a Democratic Presidential Candidate. “While I won’t be running for reelection, I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve my district and my country in my current role as a Democratic Presidential Candidate,” he said. The announcement comes on the heels of Phillips’ impressive campaign thus far. Despite facing fierce competition in the crowded Democratic Presidential primary field, Phillips has had success with his message of unity and inclusion and has been able to draw support from both Democrats and Independents alike. Despite his decision to not seek reelection for his House seat, Phillips has indicated that he intends to serve out his current term. He has stated, “While I won’t be running for reelection, I will work diligently to ensure that the needs of my constituents are met before I leave office.” Phillips’ announcement today brings to an end an impressive congressional career. During his tenure in the House, he was able to effectively advocate for numerous causes such as education reform and poverty alleviation. We here at GodzillaNewsz wish Phillips the best of luck in his campaign for President and thank him for his service to the people of South Carolina.