Walorski Statement on Nomination of Ashton Carter as Secretary of Defense

Friday, December 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) issued the following statement following today’s nomination of Ashton Carter as Secretary of Defense:

“As a member of House Armed Services Committee, I have worked with Ashton Carter previously and believe he is fully capable of performing his new duties as Secretary of Defense. Like his three predecessors, he must provide a strategy to protect our nation and our allies while the president continues to cut the defense budget. I look forward to working with him after his Senate confirmation.”

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District in Indiana, where she serves as a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, House Armed Services Committee, and House Budget Committee.

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