WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made these statements.
On Chairman Grassley Moving from the Judiciary Committee to the Finance Committee:
“I very much appreciate Senator Grassley’s leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He chaired the committee with a steady hand, sense of fundamental fairness, and resolve. His leadership serves as a model to us all.
“Senator Grassley has much to be proud of during his time as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. His work, along with his Democrat and Republican colleagues, accomplished so much for the American people.”
On Possibility of Serving as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee:
“If I am fortunate enough to be selected by my colleagues to serve as Chairman, I will push for the appointment and Senate confirmation of highly qualified conservative judges to the federal bench and aggressive oversight of the Department of Justice and FBI.
“Finally, I will continue to seek common sense, bipartisan solutions to major issues facing our nation.”