March 29, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AARP Media Relations
AARP Statement in Reaction to Scheduled Press Event
In reaction to the announced press event on March 30, 2011 AARP released the following statement from Spokesperson Drew Nannis:
“We can’t comment on a report we haven’t read, but based on what’s already been released, we flatly reject any implication that AARP is driven by anything other than our mission to improve the lives for all Americans as they age. These appear to be the same questions that have been raised before in our 53 year history. We have worked openly and extensively with the Members of Congress, and we look forward to answering their questions on Friday.”
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