Cornyn: Senate Confirms Former TX Comptroller


In: All News   Posted 06/05/2019
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‘Susan has led an impressive career in both the public and private sectors and served our state as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, then as the first female Agriculture Commissioner, and later as the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.’

‘In each job, she's gained the respect of virtually everyone she's worked with. So for those who know Susan, her nomination came as no surprise.’

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) applauded the confirmation of Texan Susan Combs to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Policy, Management, and Budget after two years of obstruction from Democrats. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor speech are below, and video can be found here.

“Among the nominees we’re considering this week is Susan Combs… a fellow Texan who has been nominated to serve as Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and Budget at the Department of the Interior.”

“Susan has led an impressive career in both the public and private sectors and served our state as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, then as the first female Agriculture Commissioner, and later as the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.”

“In each job, she's gained the respect of virtually everyone she's worked with. So for those who know Susan, her nomination came as no surprise.”