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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the President on the Departure of Deputy Secretary of Commerce Dennis Hightower

I thank Dennis for his service to the country and to my Administration. I appreciate his guidance and hard work on various important priorities – from expanding broadband Internet access across the country to reforming our export control system in a way that enhances our competitiveness and our security.  I wish him the best in his future endeavors.