Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) made the following statement today regarding the appointment of Rules Committee member, Congressman Tim Scott, to the United States Senate.
"I am thrilled by Gov. Haley's selection of Tim Scott to be the next Senator from South Carolina. Working with Tim on the Rules Committee over the past two years, I've been deeply impressed by his measured, thoughtful approach to solving the problems we face as a nation. At the leadership table, Tim always brought the perspective of his constituents back home in South Carolina, and the freshman class he helped lead. I wish him the very best in the Senate."