Senate Republican Leader Supports Congressman McCarthy's Bid for Speaker of the House

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement in regards to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Bakersfield) announcement that he will run for the position of Speaker of the House in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“Congressman Kevin McCarthy is a proven leader and an excellent choice for Speaker of the House. He invests so much of his time building coalitions and uniting people, implementing common-sense solutions, and working in the best interests of the people of the United States,” said Sen. Fuller. “Kevin represents Kern County with distinction and honor, and I look forward to seeing him continue his principled public service as House Speaker.”