WASHINGTON - Today, the Committee on House Administration's Ranking Republican Dan Lungren, R-Calif., issued the following statement on the resignation of the House Chief Administrative Officer Dan Beard:

"I fully understand and strongly agree with Mr. Beard's decision to resign. I stand ready to work with Chairman Brady to return the office of the CAO back to its primary mission, which is assisting Members so that they can best serve their constituents."

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