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For Immediate Release:
May 9, 2019
Claude Chafin (202) 226-3988

Thornberry on Shanahan Nomination

WASHINGTON, DC -  Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be Secretary of Defense:

“I applaud the nomination of Pat Shanahan to be Secretary of Defense. Today, the United States faces an unprecedented spectrum of serious threats. Facing those threats requires a new kind of thinking and a Pentagon that is more efficient and agile. Pat Shanahan has proven his willingness and ability to take on important reforms at DOD.”


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