Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) plans to retire after his term is up at the end of 2018, according to two GOP sources.
Farenthold spoke with GOP leaders, including Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, ahead of an expected announcement.
Farenthold did not respond when questioned Thursday morning in a Capitol hallway.
He later announced his retirement in a video posted to Facebook and acknowledged he had managed an office with a dysfunctional workplace culture. But he continued to deny the allegations made by Lauren Greene, a former aide who accused him of sexual harassment.
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