Griffin: Ryan A Great Pick
Praises friend and colleague 'who is fighting for our children's future'
LITTLE ROCK -- Second District Congressman Tim Griffin, the Arkansas Chairman for Romney for President, today issued the following statement after the selection by Gov. Mitt Romney of Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his running mate:
"Mitt Romney made a great pick today--one worthy of the next President of the United States and a great way to complete America’s Comeback Team. I am honored to call Paul Ryan my friend, colleague and next door neighbor in the House. He is fighting to change Washington in order to grow jobs, encourage economic growth and avert a debt crisis. Paul Ryan is a patriot who is fighting for our children's future, and I know that as vice president, he will continue his fight to rebuild America."
About Congressman Tim Griffin
Congressman Tim Griffin was elected the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District on November 2, 2010. For the 112th Congress, he is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary while also serving as an Assistant Whip for the majority.
Griffin is a graduate of Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 16 years, was deployed to Iraq and holds the rank of Major. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth and their two children.
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