Thune Statement on Re-Election to Senate Republican Leadership

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“The Republican-led Congress will work with President-elect Trump and our colleagues across the aisle to continue the work we began two years ago to improve Americans’ economic security and protect our nation.”

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) issued the following statement after being re-elected chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. As Conference chairman, which is the third-ranking Republican leadership post in the Senate, Thune is responsible for creating and implementing the communications strategy for the Republican Conference.

“I’m honored my colleagues re-elected me to serve as chair of the Senate Republican Conference,” said Thune. “The Republican-led Congress will work with President-elect Trump and our colleagues across the aisle to continue the work we began two years ago to improve Americans’ economic security and protect our nation. We have a lot of work to do, and we look forward to bringing our country together to address the big challenges we face.”

 

U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) were elected Republican leader, Republican whip, Republican Policy Committee chairman, Republican Conference vice chairman, and National Republican Senatorial Committee chairman, respectively.
 

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4 thoughts on “Thune Statement on Re-Election to Senate Republican Leadership

    1. Anonymous

      Why the Hades did they vote that guy back in? He is not the person for the job, and yet our Senators don’t have the backbone to vote for someone else, possibly because of the potential for retaliation by Mitchy boy if they don’t back him. This is part of the swamp.