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Sen. Mitch McConnell Commends Sen. Jim Inhofe’s Appointment as Armed Services Committee Chairman

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has welcomed the appointment of Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Inhofe “rose to the occasion and helped lead the committee in passing crucial legislation that honored the example of his predecessor and the volunteers who defend our nation,” McConnell said in a statement published Wednesday.

“He possesses rich experience on the committee, including decades of work on behalf of American servicemembers, as well as his own military service.”

Inhofe succeeds Sen. McCain, who passed away on Aug. 25 at the age of 81 due to brain cancer.

Inhofe is a U.S. Army veteran and a pilot who currently serves as a senior member of SASC and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

He is also a member of the upper chamber’s committees on Commerce, Science and Transportation and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

 

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