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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

Congressman Matt Gaetz Issues Statement in Response to Congressman Diane Black Stepping Down as Chairman of House Budget Committee

January 2, 2018
Press Release


Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to Congressman Diane Black’s (TN-06) announcement that she will be stepping down as Chairman of the House Budget Committee.


“It has been an honor to serve on the House Budget Committee under Rep. Diane Black’s leadership. As chairman, Rep. Black has been a strong voice for bold, conservative reform, and I look forward to continuing her fight for fiscal responsibility and reducing America’s deficit. Her departure leaves tremendous shoes for the next chairman to fill,” Rep. Gaetz said.