Embattled GOP Rep. Collins suspends re-election campaign to fight insider trading charges
Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) (Screen cap).

According to Politico, embattled Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) is suspending his campaign for re-election and is seeking to remove his name from the ballot.

The report states Collins made the announcement on Twitter, as he tries to clear his name over insider trading charges.

Collins' tweeted statement can be seen below: