Recent Press Releases
Jen Burita or Elissa DavidsonWashington, DC – Following Condoleezza Rice’s Senate confirmation to be U.S. Secretary of State, Senator Susan Collins released the following statement:
“I congratulate Dr. Condoleezza Rice on being confirmed today to be America’s next Secretary of State. She has both the professional experience and the personal integrity to be a strong Secretary of State. Dr. Rice has served the President as a loyal and trusted advisor. When she speaks to foreign leaders as Secretary of State, they will know that Dr. Rice is speaking on behalf of the President.
“I have had the honor of working closely with Dr. Rice over the past four years. Her support was critical in seeing the Collins-Lieberman intelligence reform bill become law, and she has earned my utmost confidence and trust. Condoleezza Rice is the right person for the job and she will make an outstanding Secretary of State. I look forward to working with her in the coming years.”