Casey Chairs Torsella Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement after chairing the Senate Foreign Relations hearing on the nomination of Joe Torsella to be the U.S. Representative to the UN for Management and Reform:

“The UN can be more efficient and effective and I know that Joe Torsella has ideas on how to make that happen.  I support his confirmation to serve our country at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations because I believe that he has background to enhance our active U.S. presence at the UN by ensuring that our tax dollars are spent wisely.

“Joe has been a faithful public servant and a leading entrepreneur in Pennsylvania throughout his career. 

“With Joe Torsella representing the United States on management and reform issues, we can have the confidence that our nation’s interests will be effectively championed and that this portfolio will be professionally and efficiently managed on behalf of the people of the United States.”