Butterfield Statement on Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris as Vice President:
“Today, Joe Biden will take the solemn oath of office and assume the role of President for all Americans. Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman and first person of African American and South Asian descent to ever serve as Vice President of the United States. In a historic voter turnout, this election was truly a victory for the people and by the people.
“It is time to get to work for the good of all Americans. It is time to restore civility, decency, and bipartisanship to our public discourse and the legislative process. With a pledge to rebuild, repair, and unify, I am encouraged and excited about the vision and direction of this new administration under the leadership of President Biden and Vice President Harris. They are hitting the ground running by tackling the challenges surrounding the pandemic and fulfilling the pledge to Build Back Better. I look forward to supporting the efforts of President Biden as he leads our nation forward.”