WASHINGTON (WTVA) - U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., attended Wednesday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and said she is committed to working with the new administration and her fellow lawmakers.
She issued the following statement:
“I wish President Biden and Vice President Harris well as they undertake the serious challenges facing our beloved country.
I am committed to working with the new administration and my colleagues to find common-ground solutions to defend our nation and to rebuild an economy damaged by a pandemic that continues to claim too many of our fellow citizens. Overcoming these challenges will require the Senate, now divided 50-50, to work together. This is what the American people expect and deserve even in the face of the divisions that define our national politics.
Finally, as a conservative, I am grateful for the good accomplished by President Trump and his administration. I believe our national path forward can, and should, build on those achievements in the months and years ahead.”
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., was also at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
It is great to be at the U.S. Capitol today with my wife, Gayle. The inaugural ceremony is one of the majestic symbols of our republic, representing the orderly transfer of power from one administration to the next. pic.twitter.com/vMixOUJHhQ
— Senator Roger Wicker (@SenatorWicker) January 20, 2021