Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today released the following statement:
"I am saddened," Brady said, "at the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher."
"Mrs. Thatcher, as she liked to be called, brought Britain back from the brink of financial ruin. She restored Britain's confidence in itself and enabled it to play a role of significant leadership in the world."
"She demonstrated for all to see how, together, a sound currency and policies that spur economic growth can restore prosperity to a great nation."
"The people of the United States have lost a great friend. My deepest sympathies go to her family and the people of the United Kingdom to whom she provided such magnificent leadership."