Sullivan Votes to Confirm Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Wilbur Ross.

“I was proud to cast my vote today to confirm Wilbur Ross as the next Secretary of Commerce. In meetings with Mr. Ross, and through his confirmation process, I have been impressed with his knowledge of many issues important to Alaska – including trade, infrastructure and the need to reform our regulatory system – as well as his own business experience in our state. I look forward to working with Secretary Ross on growing job opportunities for Alaskans and ensuring Alaska’s fisheries remain the strongest and best-managed of any in the world.”