Senate Democrats

Reid Statement on Sen. Gregg’s Withdrawl of His Nomination To Be Secretary of Commerce

Washington,DCSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Sen. Judd Gregg withdrew his nomination to be Secretary of Commerce:

“I applaud President Obama for asking Sen. Judd Gregg to guide our nation’s commerce at a critical time for our economy and for reaching across the aisle to include another Republican in his Cabinet.  Senator Gregg has been a personal friend of mine for a long time, and I respect his decision.  I look forward to continuing to work with him in the U.S. Senate to develop bipartisan solutions to the serious economic problems facing our nation.”