Hoyer Statement on Sergeant at Arms Nominee

For Immediate Release:

December 12, 2011

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Speaker Boehner nominated Paul Irving to serve as the new Sergeant at Arms:

“I was pleased to learn that Paul Irving will be nominated to serve as the new Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives. He brings to the position a long and distinguished career with the U.S. Secret Service and a wealth of experience in federal law enforcement. I want to thank Bill Livingood once again for his service, and I look forward to working with his successor to ensure that the Capitol Police and the Office of the Sergeant at Arms have the resources they needs to protect the House, its members, staff, and visitors.”

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