Sen. Rick Scott Statement on Confirmation of Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense

July 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following Senate confirmation of Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense.

Senator Rick Scott said, “I was proud to support Mark Esper’s confirmation as Secretary of Defense today. Secretary Esper’s years of dedicated service to this country have prepared him to lead in this role, and I am confident he will continue to serve our nation well. I look forward to working with him to keep American families safe. Now, we need to make sure he has the resources needed to do the job we’ve hired him to do. It’s time for the House of Representatives to move forward on a NDAA bill that the Senate and the White House can support.”