Gardner Meets with Wilbur Ross, Intended Commerce Secretary Nominee

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today met with Wilbur Ross, President-elect Trump’s intended nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

“I had a productive meeting with Mr. Ross today and discussed how best to provide all Americans with the opportunity to succeed. We spoke about how important strong trade relationships and rural economic development are to communities in Colorado and across the country, and I hope we can work together to advance policies that bring relief to rural America,” said Gardner. “Mr. Ross understands how to grow our economy and workforce, and I look forward to having the opportunity to support him as he leads America’s economic resurgence.”


Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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