Majority Leader McConnell’s Statement on Wilbur Ross
‘Turning our economy around will be a team effort and this is another great addition to the talented group of people the President-elect has assembled.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement after meeting with President-elect Trump’s intended nominee for Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross:
“As our chief business advocate, I know Wilbur will use his decades of experience to put American jobs in the best position possible to flourish at home and American-made products in the best position to flourish abroad. Turning our economy around will be a team effort and this is another great addition to the talented group of people the President-elect has assembled."
Background: The Senate will consider nominations in a thorough and timely manner as it does its part to ensure a smooth transition between administrations. Additional details and scheduling announcements regarding confirmation hearings will be forthcoming from the committee of jurisdiction.
Related Issues: Economy, Nominations