A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam, newly-elected to serve the Algonquin Township part of McHenry County:
Roskam to Continue Serving as Chief Deputy Whip for 113th Congress
Washington, DC—Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on today’s announcement that he will continue in his role as Chief Deputy Whip for the 113th Congress:
“I want to thank Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy for naming me Chief Deputy Whip for the 113th Congress, where I will continue working as part of the House leadership team at this critical moment in our nation’s history. Over the past two years, Kevin and our whip team revolutionized the process through the listening sessions that have brought our conference together on landmark issues like health care reform, tax policy and the passage of two House Budgets.
“In the coming weeks and months, Congress will be tasked with addressing critical issues, from averting the fiscal cliff to overhauling the tax code and putting our economy on a path of growth and job creation. As Chief Deputy Whip, I am honored to serve alongside Kevin and our team as we build consensus and forward common sense solutions to our nation’s most pressing problems.”
McCarthy issued this press release:
Washington D.C. – House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-22) released the following statement naming Congressman Peter J. Roskam (IL-6) Chief Deputy Whip for the 113th Congress:
“I am pleased to announce that my good friend Peter Roskam will continue to serve as Chief Deputy Whip in the 113th Congress.
“For the past two years, Peter has served our Conference tirelessly in helping to develop and ensure passage of the House Republican economic agenda.
“His insight and strong command of tax policy, the budget and entitlements has served as a tremendous asset during our ‘listening sessions,’ and will again serve our Whip Team and Conference well in the months ahead.”