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Statement On Confirmation Of Wilbur Ross As Secretary Of Commerce

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the confirmation of Wilbur Ross as the Secretary of Commerce:

“The internet industry applauds the confirmation of Secretary Ross to lead the Department of Commerce, and supports his enthusiasm towards creating a policy environment that fosters American job growth. The internet is a great American export which is responsible for 6 percent of GDP and nearly three million American jobs. We look forward to working with Secretary Ross as he sets a positive digital agenda – both at home and abroad – to strengthen the U.S. economy.”