Boehner Praises Selection of McKeon for Chairman of Committee on Education & the Workforce Committee | Speaker.gov

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today released the following statement praising the Steering Committee’s selection of Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) for Chairman of the Education & the Workforce Committee:

“I’m pleased with the selection of my good friend and colleague, Buck McKeon, for the chairmanship of the Education & the Workforce Committee.  We worked closely together during my tenure as Chairman, and I have seen firsthand his ability to lead on key education and competitiveness issues.  With the President’s call for bolstering our commitment to enhancing the competitiveness of American workers, Buck’s selection couldn’t be more timely.”