Monday, January 26, 2009

McHenry Takes Leadership Post

Congratulations to Congressman Patrick McHenry who has been appointed as deputy Republican whip for the 111th Congress.

McHenry takes leadership position in U.S. House

WASHINGTON - New House Republican Whip Eric Cantor has named Congressman Patrick McHenry of Cherryville to be a deputy Republican whip for Congress. ...

The role of a deputy whip is to assist the House Republican leadership in managing its legislative priorities on the House floor. McHenry served in the same capacity in the 110th Congress under then-House Republican Whip Roy Blunt.

"The Democratic majority is ideologically-driven to address every problem with a tax, borrow, and spend philosophy that is burying generations of working families in debt and driving the economy deeper into recession. It has never been more important for House Republicans to defend American taxpayers from the expensive whims of the least popular Congress in history," said McHenry. ...