Butterfield Appointed Senior Chief Deputy Whip for the 117th Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on being appointed Senior Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus for the 117th Congress:
“I am honored to be entrusted with the position of Senior Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus for the 117th Congress. I am particularly humbled to assume the role previously held by the late Representative John Lewis who served in this distinguished position for many years. I appreciate the confidence of my friend and mentor, Congressman Jim Clyburn, who appointed me to this leadership role.
“I look forward to working with my colleagues in a bipartisan manner to pass legislation that will create good paying jobs and help the American economy build back better from the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. I will support the Biden Administration’s legislative agenda as we work together to provide economic security to America’s families."