Senate Democrats

Reid Statement on Nomination of Sen. Gregg to Be Secretary of Commerce

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Obama nominated Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire to be Secretary of Commerce:

“I commend President Obama for selecting an outstanding Senate leader to guide our nation’s commerce at a critical time for our economy.  And I applaud his willingness to include another Republican in his bipartisan Cabinet.  Senator Gregg is respected on both sides of the aisle for his impressive intellect and strong commitment to public service.  I have worked closely with him in the Senate and look forward to continuing our work together to develop bipartisan solutions to the serious economic problems facing our nation.”