COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statements in recognition of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:
From Chairwoman Liz Walters:
“Last November, Americans turned out in record numbers to elect new leaders who will bring us together, heal our country and restore the soul of our nation. Starting today and in the coming days and weeks, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver much-needed relief and ensure justice for all Americans. We look forward with resolve and restored hope in our shared future.
“We celebrate today’s inauguration as a historic day for the American people, as we see the first woman and the first African American and Asian American sworn in as our vice president, by the first Latina to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Across this nation little girls and boys are watching and seeing themselves represented at our nation’s highest levels of leadership, and they know they can truly do anything.”
From Vice Chairman Andre Washington:
“On Day One, President Biden and Vice President Harris are getting right to work to address the coronavirus crisis, provide economic relief for American families, support workers, advance racial equity, tackle climate change and help create good union jobs. Working together, we will build back better.”