U.S. Senator John Boozman statement: Senate Confirms Key National Security Cabinet Posts

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense and General John Kelly as Secretary of Homeland Security:

“The transition period is over and the President deserves to have his cabinet selections in place. General Mattis and General Kelly are two men of integrity who will serve our nation extremely well in these key national security positions. I encourage my colleagues to move quickly to confirm the remaining cabinet positions so that President Trump can begin to work with us to address the important issues facing our nation.”