WASHINGTON , June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the senior House Democratic Appropriator for the Department of Commerce, issues this statement:
"Secretary John Bryson has served with distinction in his brief tenure as Secretary of Commerce on the mission of 'government at the speed of business.' His resignation today is unfortunate but understandable in light of his recent health issues. I join with the President and my colleagues in wishing him a speedy recovery and extending a deep debt of gratitude for his service to our nation."
SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah