Burr Statement on Kyl Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) made the following statement on Senator Jon Kyl's (R-Arizona) announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2012:

"I will miss, and I'm sure all Senate Republicans will miss, Jon's leadership. He is an outstanding Whip, and has helped lead the Republican Conference through some challenging legislative times. I have enjoyed serving as Jon's Chief Deputy Whip, and I look forward to working with him and the rest of his whip team during his remaining time in the Senate."