Alexander Statement on Selection of Bill Hagerty as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Posted on March 23, 2017

MARYVILLE, Tenn., March 23, 2017 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on President Trump’s selection of Nashvillian Bill Hagerty to become the next U.S. ambassador to Japan:


“There’s no more important two-country relationship than the one between the United States and Japan, and no state has a closer relationship with Japan than Tennessee has had. Bill Hagerty has been an integral part of that, having lived and worked in Japan and having served with distinction as our state’s Economic and Community Development commissioner. This is one of the president’s most important appointments and an outstanding choice.”




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