"The Millennium Challenge Corporation is blessed to have this Nebraskan roll up his sleeves and lead the fight against global poverty.”

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement today after the Senate unanimously confirmed former Nebraska Governor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and U.S. Senator Mike Johanns to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

“Nebraskans are proud to share our statesman with the world. As our Governor, our Secretary of Agriculture, and our United States Senator, Mike was unwaveringly committed to servant leadership. The Millennium Challenge Corporation is blessed to have this Nebraskan roll up his sleeves and lead the fight against global poverty.”