Alexander on Nomination of Jerome Powell to Serve as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Posted on November 2, 2017

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2017—United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Jerome 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, in my opinion, is a wise one.”