Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Reps. Heinrich and Lujan Weigh in on Obama Inauguration
U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich (D, NM-01) released the following statement today in celebration of President Barack Obama’s Inauguration:
“What an incredible day for all Americans! Having just witnessed the inauguration of President Barack Obama I am filled with a tremendous sense of hope, patriotism and pride.”
“I look forward to working with President Obama to renew America’s promise. Our times are certainly challenging, but I am confident that together we can overcome any obstacle to move this great nation forward and achieve the change our constituents asked for and deserve.”
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján issued the following statement on the Inauguration of President Barack Obama.
“Today, President Barack Obama made history by being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States,” said Luján. “I join all Americans in celebrating President Obama’s Inauguration. President Obama’s Administration and Congress face tremendous challenges – circumstances that President Obama outlined in his remarkable address – but we also have an unmatched opportunity to change the direction of our country. It is an honor to represent the people of New Mexico during this historic time, and I look forward to working with the Obama Administration, my colleagues in Congress and my constituents in New Mexico to get our country back on track.”