Rep. Tom Reed, who represents the Greater Olean area in Congress, has been named an honorary chairman of President Donald J. Trump’s re-election campaign in New York state. 

“I am honored to serve the president as a chairman for his New York campaign,” Reed said. "The president’s agenda of creating jobs and making America more safe and secure resonates with New Yorkers.

“As one of the first eight members of Congress to endorse the president in 2016, I remain committed to help lead Republicans to victory in 2020 while continuing to listen to our constituents and working to solve problems facing everyday Americans,” he said.

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Reed’s appointment was announced Wednesday by Donald J. Trump for President Inc., and the Republican National Committee. He was one of six New York Republicans named honorary chairs.

“Our New York Trump Victory leadership team will work to elect Republicans across the state,” Brad Parscale, campaign manager of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., and Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the RNC, said in a joint statement.

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