Alexander Votes to Confirm Jerome Powell to Serve as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Posted on January 23, 2018

WASHINGTON, January 24 — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on his vote to confirm Jerome “Jay” Powell to serve as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:

“Jay Powell has a broad background and is a sensible choice to lead the Federal Reserve Board. The president’s decision to nominate him was a wise one, and I congratulate Jay on his confirmation today by the Senate.”