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Roe Statement on Election of Walz as Ranking Member

Jan 9, 2017
Press Release
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Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after Rep. Tim Walz was elected Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs:

“I’m thrilled to hear that my good friend and fellow veteran Rep. Tim Walz has been elected Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Rep. Walz has been a tireless advocate for veterans, and I know he will continue that fight as Ranking Member. I look forward to working alongside Rep. Walz as we strive on both sides of the aisle to improve the lives of our nation’s heroes. I’d also like to thank Rep. Mark Takano for his leadership on the committee.”

Walz retired from the Army National Guard as Command Sergeant Major. Walz is the highest ranking enlisted soldier ever to serve in Congress.

115th Congress