Cantwell Statement on Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement after attending the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. Harris:

“In the midst of a global pandemic and security threats to our Capitol, we witnessed a historic inauguration today. Just over 100 years ago women finally gained the right to vote—now we've sworn in our first woman Vice President. I was glad to hear President Biden talk about unity and moving forward as a united country. I look forward to working with President Biden and Vice President Harris to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen our economy, and make progress for the people of Washington.”