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Cotton Statement on the Confirmation of Mark Esper as Secretary of the Army

November 15, 2017

Contact: Caroline Rabbitt Tabler (202) 224-2353

Washington, D.C. - Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the confirmation of Mark Esper as the secretary of the Army:

"I congratulate Secretary Esper on his confirmation. Throughout his life, he has served his country with distinction, starting with his time in the 101st Airborne. He brings to this position years of experience working in national security. And most importantly, I'm confident he will always have the interests of our troops at heart. I look forward to working with our new Army secretary, and I thank him and his family for accepting the call to serve."