Main Street Congratulates Republican Leadership in Both Chambers

Statement of former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Republican caucus in both chambers held leadership elections.  In response, former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA), issued the following statement:

“We congratulate the Republican leadership team in both the House and the Senate.  Leader McConnell and Speaker Boehner enjoy the trust and support of their caucus as well as our organization.  We think both men – and their full leadership teams – will successfully lead the Republican Party in the next Congress.

“We would like to especially congratulate Main Street member Greg Walden (R-OR) on his election as Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee.  Greg understands what it takes for Republicans to win in every corner of this country and we look forward to his leadership in growing the Republican Party and expanding our House majority.

“We would also like to congratulate Main Street member Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) on her election as Conference Vice Chair.  Lynn is a rising star in the Republican Party and someone who will bring a important perspective to the House leadership team.”

Leadership in the US House:

Speaker:  Boehner (OH)

Leader:  Cantor (VA)

Whip:  McCarthy (CA)

Conference Chair:  McMorris-Rodgers (WA)

Conference Vice Chair:  Jenkins (KS)

Policy Chair:  Lankford (OK)

NRCC Chair:  Walden (OR)


Leadership in the US Senate:

Leader: McConnell (KY)

Whip: Cornyn (TX)

Conference Chair: Thune (SD)

Policy Chair: Barrasso (WY)

Conference Vice Chair: Blunt (MO)

NRSC Chair: Moran (KS)

NRSC Vice Chair (Finance): Portman (OH)

NRSC Vice Chair (Grassroots): Cruz (TX)


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