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A veteran who helped stop a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in 2015 is running for Congress in Oregon, telling “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday that liberal Democrat Peter DeFazio “doesn’t represent” the rural district anymore.

Alek Skarlatos, a veteran of the Army National Guard who served in Afghanistan, said he became interested in politics after speaking with his state senator on a plane to Washington, D.C. and was encouraged to consider running for office.

“I did some research and the more I learned about the [4th Congressional District] and everything that happened to it under the tenure of Peter DeFazio, the angrier I got,” he told host Ainsley Earhardt.

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