NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney released the following statement after Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons announced he will be suspending his campaign for governor:
“I would like to commend Bill Gibbons,” said Devaney. “Since announcing his candidacy, Bill has enriched the debate on a number of important issues such as revitalizing our troubled economy, improving our schools, and working to make our state a safer place for Tennessee families.
“From a young age Bill has worked to advance the principles of the Republican Party and given many years of his life to public service in Tennessee. His life story is an inspiration to every Tennessean and I’m extremely proud to have him as a member of our Party. I’d like to wish Bill and his wife Julia all the best for a happy and healthy future as he returns home to West Tennessee.”