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Business Community Thanks Senator Scott for Vote Against Ex-Im Bank Nominee

December 19, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released the below statement following the Senate Banking Committee’s vote this morning to oppose Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank:

"The South Carolina business community applauds Senator Scott's leadership and thanks him for his vote opposing Scott Garrett's nomination to lead the Ex-I'm Bank” said Ted Pitts, President & CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. “The 17,000 South Carolina workers whose jobs depend on the Bank are thankful that Senator Scott cast a vote for them today. The Ex-Im Bank is a valuable tool that should be used to grow American jobs.”


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