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Devin Nunes to Leave Congress to Lead Trump’s Media Startup (2)

Dec. 6, 2021, 11:47 PM

Representative Devin Nunes, a fervent supporter of Donald Trump, is quitting Congress to head the former president’s new media startup, the company announced Monday.

Nunes, a California Republican, will become chief executive officer of the Trump Media & Technology Group in January, the company said in a statement. Trump announced the formation of the new company in October. The former president, currently banned on major social media platforms, plans to start a Twitter-like outlet called Truth Social.

Devin Nunes at CPAC in Feb, 2021.
Photographer: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg

In a statement, Nunes said he was “presented with a new opportunity to fight for the most important issues” and ...