10.09.13

Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Nomination of Janet Yellen

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) released the statement below today regarding President Obama’s nomination of Janet Yellen to serve as the next Chair of the Federal Reserve:

“Janet Yellen is highly qualified to serve as our next Fed chair, and I look forward to supporting her nomination in the Senate. At a time when our economy is still struggling, Ms. Yellen will bring the right priorities, and a lifetime of experience, to help us create jobs and provide a fair deal to the middle class.”

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