December 6, 2006  


Granger Statement on Iraq Study Group Report


WASHINGTON, D.C.-Newly-elected Conference Vice Chairwoman Kay Granger (R-Fort Worth) today released the following statement in response to the released Iraq Study Group report.

"I appreciate the hard work of the esteemed panel that put this report together. I think we need to carefully and seriously consider all of the ideas proposed while keeping in mind the goal of helping Iraq become a stable country able to provide for its own security. I look forward to discussing the report with my colleagues, along with the reports being drafted by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the National Security Council. We need to consider the various options going forward during this process to reach the best possible solution for Iraq and for our nation."

Granger serves on the Appropriations Committee and the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves as a Deputy Majority Whip. Granger is the first and only female Republican to serve in the Texas House delegation. Granger represents the 12th District of Texas and is currently serving her fifth term in Congress.