Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement:
“Today, I am announcing that I’m running to be chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee. Since Chairman Frelinghuysen announced his retirement, people have been encouraging me to seek the Appropriations Committee gavel.
“This is a very challenging time for our country, and Chairman Frelinghuysen will leave tough shoes to fill. I will work hard to earn the support of my colleagues, and I look forward to a spirited race.”