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Romney Campaign Press Release - Governor Mitt Romney Announces Congressional Whip Team

February 06, 2007


Kevin Madden (857) 288-6390

Boston, MA - Today, Governor Mitt Romney announced that 22 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will be joining the Romney for President Exploratory Committee's Congressional Whip Team. The Members of Congress gathered at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., to announce their support for Governor Romney.

Led by Representative Jim McCrery (R-LA), the Congressional Whip Team will continue Governor Romney's already successful outreach efforts to the U.S. House of Representatives.

"Our Congressional Whip Team represents some of America's finest leaders. Each has a depth of experience gained through years of service to the American people," said Governor Romney. "They will be powerful voices for our conservative agenda of lower taxes, smaller government, traditional values, and a safer America. I am honored that they are joining our Exploratory Committee."

Governor Romney's Congressional Whip Team:

- Representative Jim McCrery (R-LA), House Congressional Liaison

- Representative Dave Camp (R-MI), House Co-Congressional Liaison

- Representative Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), House Co-Congressional Liaison

- Former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL)

- Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA)

- Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY)

- Representative Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL)

- Representative Hal Rogers (R-KY)

- Representative Joe Knollenberg (R-MI)

- Representative John Campbell (R-CA)

- Representative John Duncan (R-TN)

- Representative John Linder (R-GA)

- Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)

- Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL)

- Representative Mike Simpson (R-ID)

- Representative Pete Hoekstra (R-MI)

- Representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA)

- Representative Ralph Regula (R-OH)

- Representative Rodney Alexander (R-LA)

- Representative Ron Lewis (R-KY)

- Representative Tom Feeney (R-FL)

- Representative Tom Price (R-GA)

Mitt Romney, Romney Campaign Press Release - Governor Mitt Romney Announces Congressional Whip Team Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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