or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Outstanding Obama National Security Team Will Keep America Safe and Meet Global Challenges

Statement

By:
Date:
Location: Washington, DC


Pelosi: Outstanding Obama National Security Team Will Keep America Safe and Meet Global Challenges

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on President-elect Obama's announcement of his national security team: Senator Hillary Clinton to be the new Secretary of State, Robert Gates to stay on as Secretary of Defense, Eric Holder as Attorney General, Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano as Secretary of Homeland Security, Susan Rice as Ambassador to the United Nations and General Jim Jones as National Security Adviser:

"With the selection of this excellent national security team, President-elect Obama has made clear that he understands his first responsibility is to keep the American people safe. He has moved decisively to assemble an outstanding team that reflects our national priorities and will meet our global challenges. All the members of this team have tremendous experience, great intellect, strong leadership, and a commitment to change.

"The announcement of this team sends a message to the world that our foreign policy will be built upon respect, and that the Obama Administration is ready to lead and prepared to govern."


Source:
Back to top