Young, sitting in a wheelchair, said there were a number of factors that would play in his decision about re-election.
“There’s a lot of things that I analyze leading up to, you know — what do I do next with my life?” he said. “I’ve been here 42 years. And I’ve had a good run. Most everything that I’ve touched has worked.”Young serves as chairman of the powerful Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and he still seems passionate about his top cause.“Most of my life has mainly been national defense,” he said. “That’s why I wanted to come to Congress, to make sure that we provided for national defense. So that’s what I’ve done for 42 years.”
“Plus, a lot of other things,” he added.