Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) suspended his re-election campaign Saturday, four days after he was arrested by the FBI on insider trading charges. "After extensive discussions with my family and friends over the last few days, I have decided that it is in the best interests of the constituents of NY-27, the Republican Party and President Trump's agenda for me to suspend my campaign for re-election to Congress," Collins said in a statement. "I will also continue to fight the meritless charges against me and I look forward to having my good name cleared of any wrongdoing." Collins was President Trump's first congressional endorser. He allegedly dumped stock in a drug company after privately learning its multiple sclerosis product did not work.
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