State's chamber of commerce applauds vote on Ex-Im Bank nominee

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released a statement following the Senate Banking Committee’s vote to oppose Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank.

The U.S. Senate rejected Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank.   File photo

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released a statement following the Senate Banking Committee’s vote to oppose Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank.

"The South Carolina business community applauds Sen. [Tim] Scott's (R-SC) leadership and thanks him for his vote opposing Scott Garrett's nomination to lead the Ex-Im Bank," Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, said. “The 17,000 South Carolina workers whose jobs depend on the bank are thankful that Sen. Scott cast a vote for them today. The Ex-Im Bank is a valuable tool that should be used to grow American jobs.”

For more information about the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, visit its website.

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