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Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers named vice-chair of Trump transition team

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On Tuesday Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers was named vice chair of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team.

In a statement issued Tuesday evening, the congresswoman said she was honored to be a part of the transition team. 

“The American people sent a message with this election: it is time to shake up the status quo. I’m proud to work alongside Donald Trump and Mike Pence as they lead the fight to restore the people’s voice in our government,” she said.  

Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers is the highest-ranking Republican woman in Congress and the fourth-highest ranking Republican in the House. She is also the longest-serving woman in Republican leadership.

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