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Congressman David Kustoff

Representing the 8th District of Tennessee

Kustoff Statement on Bill Hagerty’s Confirmation as Ambassador to Japan

July 13, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative David Kustoff (TN-08) today released the following statement on the Senate’s confirmation of Bill Hagerty to serve as the United States Ambassador to Japan:

“I want to extend my sincerest congratulations to Bill Hagerty on his confirmation as U.S. Ambassador to Japan. He has served the state of Tennessee and the country with distinction in both the private and public spheres, and his significant understanding of Japanese business and culture will only strengthen the United States’ relationship with one of our most important allies. I applaud President Trump for selecting Bill Hagerty for this post and know our country will be represented in Japan by the very best.”