Reichert Appointed by Speaker Paul Ryan to President's Export Council

Feb 10, 2017 Issues: Economy and Jobs, Trade

Washington, DC - Today, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-WI) appointed Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA), Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, to the President’s Export Council, the nation’s principal advisory committee on international trade. Rep. Reichert previously served as a member of the Export Council under the Obama Administration.

In a statement, Speaker Ryan said: "As chairman of the Ways and Means trade subcommittee and relentless advocate for exporters in his home state of Washington and across the country, Dave is the perfect person to represent the House on the President's Export Council. His leadership and expertise in trade policy will be invaluable as we work with the administration to create jobs here in America."

“I am an honored to have another opportunity to serve on the President’s Export Council,” said Chairman Reichert. “I look forward to working with the Trump Administration to achieve our shared goals of growing our economy and creating good-paying jobs here at home. With high-quality free trade agreements we can put America first by selling more American products across the globe, setting standards other countries must meet, leveling the playing field for American businesses, and creating new opportunities for our farmers, workers, and entrepreneurs.”