Senate Democrats

Reid Statement On Nomination Of Gov. Richardson To Be Secretary Of Commerce

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President-elect Obama nominated New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson to be Secretary of Commerce:  

“I commend President-elect Obama for selecting such a strong leader to guide our nation’s commerce at a critical time for America’s economy.  Gov. Richardson will bring not only years of economic, environmental and diplomatic expertise to the new Cabinet, but Western values that will benefit all Americans.”