Alexander Votes to Confirm Leon Panetta as Secretary of Defense

Posted on June 21, 2011

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on his vote to confirm Leon Panetta as Secretary of Defense:

“Leon Panetta has done a fine job leading the CIA and I expect he’ll do the same at the Department of Defense.”

Mr. Panetta was confirmed by the Senate, 100-0.

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