Alexander Statement on Confirmation of Ash Carter as Secretary of Defense

Posted on February 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2015 – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on his vote to confirm Dr. Ashton Carter as the next U.S. Secretary of Defense, which passed the Senate by a vote of 93-5:

“Ashton Carter’s extensive experience and leadership in national security issues make him well qualified to lead our Department of Defense during such a critical time.”

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