Upton to Seek Energy and Commerce Chairmanship
Former budget aide to President Ronald Reagan reveals strong vision to expand GOP majority in 2012 - Upton pledges to repeal ObamaCare, protect the sanctity of life, conduct rigorous oversight and cut spending
Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is contacting members of the Republican Conference to outline his vision as Committee Chairman. Serving the last twelve years as a chairman and ranking member on the Oversight, Communications and Energy subcommittees, Upton has demonstrated steady leadership, knowledge and experience on the major issues confronting the nation.
In his letter to Republican Members and Members-elect, Upton pledged to the Conference that as Chairman, he:
A copy of Upton's full letter to Speaker-elect Boehner and members of the Republican Conference can be found HERE.
Upton also outlined details of spending cuts that should be made at the committee level in a joint op-ed with Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist. The joint piece was posted yesterday online at POLITICO.com