Scott Statement on Gowdy Being Picked to Chair Oversight Committee

WASHINGTON, DC– U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after Steering Committee elected Congressman Trey Gowdy (SC-04) to serve as the next Chairman of House Committee onOversight and Government Reform:

“Congratulations to my friend Trey Gowdy as he rises to Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Congressional oversight is a key component of ensuring our government works for the people; no one works harder and is more committed to the truth and the rule of law than Trey. I know he will continue to serve the people of South Carolina and the United States well in this new role. Now, if we could only get to the bottom of his hair, we will truly be getting somewhere.”