- “Republicans are committed to working with Democrats to restore trust between the American people and their elected leaders.
JANUARY 4, 2007
(Remarks as Prepared)
Madame Speaker. . .Leader Hoyer. . .my distinguished colleagues: welcome. I’d particularly like to welcome our new colleagues. It is an honor and privilege to serve in this great institution, and I’d like to thank you in advance for the sacrifices and contributions you’ll make to this body.
- “Republicans want to find common ground with Democrats on the issues the American people care about, and I’m pleased we are close to having our team fully in place.