Reichert Renamed Chairman of Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee

Jan 10, 2018 Issues: Economy and Jobs, Trade

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Dave Reichert (R-WA) released the following statement after being renamed Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade. The Congressman has been Chairman of the Trade Subcommittee since the 114th Congress. Representative Reichert also rejoins the Subcommittee on Human Resources and the Subcommittee on Tax Policy, both of which he chaired in previous Congresses.

“I am honored to continue serving as Chairman of the Trade Subcommittee in my final year of Congress,” said Rep. Reichert. “Expanding and strengthening our trade relationships has been a top priority of mine since coming to Congress. Trade is a key economic driver for America and critical to my home state of Washington where almost 40 percent of our jobs are connected to trade. Through this position, I am committed to our current trade agreements and pursuing new opportunities for workers, farmers, and businesses.”

Rep. Reichert is the first Member of Congress from Washington State to serve as Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade.

Rep. Reichert also represents Washington’s trade interests as a member of the President’s Export Council and as a Co-Chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Caucus, Services Caucus, and Japan Caucus.