Hoeven Statement on the Confirmation of Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Wilbur Ross as the U.S. Secretary of Commerce:

“Secretary Ross has extensive knowledge of our economy and the needs of businesses, which makes him well-equipped to lead the Department of Commerce. He has clearly stated his commitment to expanding U.S. exports, which is vital to our agriculture producers and manufacturers, while also pushing back against unfair trade practices and helping to make our nation more competitive. I look forward to working with him as we continue working to improve our nation’s business climate, provide regulatory relief and help our entrepreneurs, innovators and job creators succeed.”