Clyburn Reacts to Henry Brown's Announced Retirement

Jan 4, 2010 Issues: Congressional Issues

(Columbia, S.C.) – House Majority Whip and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement regarding Congressman Henry Brown’s announcement today that he will retire at the end of this term. 

“Henry Brown is a great friend and an outstanding elected official.  His public service has always had as its centerpiece the best interests of South Carolina and the first Congressional district.  Though our political views and approaches are often different, Henry is someone I have always been able to rely upon to be honest and trustworthy.  It has been a pleasure to work with Henry on behalf of our state and its people, and I look forward to serving with him for the remainder of the 111th Congress.”