GOP Senate Candidate in Pennsylvania Says She Will Back Congressional Term Limits

Kathy Barnette, the Pennsylvania Republican who recently launched her campaign for the U.S. Senate, told The Epoch Times that she supports limiting the number of terms lawmakers can serve in Congress and committed to serving a maximum of three terms herself. “I intend to only run for no more than three,” Barnette said. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), the retiring lawmaker whose seat Barnette is running to fill, was one of six Republicans who introduced a bill earlier this year to amend the Constitution to limit the number of terms lawmakers can serve. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has led the charge on term limits since 2016 when he and then-Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) announced their intention to introduce a bicameral term limit bill. DeSantis is now the governor of Florida. The Constitutional amendment before Congress this year would limit members of the House to three six-year terms and senators to two …

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