“So, there you have it, no run for Governor or the United States Senate in 2018. Staying focused on Indiana County, Pennsylvania, and issues like jobs, education, poverty, pension reform, budgets, and ending property taxes!” Reed wrote in a lengthy statement on Facebook Friday afternoon.
He posted remarks from an interview with Brad Bumsted and Paula Knudsen of The Caucus, a Harrisburg-focused, print-only publication of the LNP Media group.
Reed has been rumored as a possible candidate for statewide office next year, going so far as to launch a website in preparation for a bid. Party insiders in DC and Harrisburg considered him a top-tier recruit for either race.
Here is his full Facebook post: