Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today released the following statement regarding the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States:
“Today is a very exciting and positive day for the people of the United States. We pride ourselves on the peaceful transfer of power, and I believe this tradition is a strong statement to people all over the world who value freedom. We are a privileged nation and we must never be casual with the freedoms we have inherited.
“President Trump and Vice President Pence have been granted a sacred, public trust. They care deeply about this country, and I am confident they will work hard to uphold the resilient tradition of liberty and limited government inscribed in our Constitution. They will meet the trials ahead with strength and resolve, and I will do everything I can to help them.”
U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx represents North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District and is the chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.