Feb 26 2020

Graham on Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made the following statement on the announcement that President Trump has tapped Vice President Mike Pence to serve as coronavirus coordinator.

“I appreciate President Trump’s determination and leadership and his administration’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus and keep our country safe.

“President Trump’s decision to put Vice President Pence in charge of our nation’s efforts to contain the coronavirus is an excellent idea and I have all the confidence in the world that the Vice President and his team will do everything in their power to contain this deadly virus.

“This is a difficult situation for the world at large. We must be agile and aggressive in our approach to containing this virus. I’m confident the Trump administration, working with Congress, will do everything possible to keep the American people safe and healthy.”