WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released a statement following the Inauguration ceremony of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence:
“The Inauguration is an extraordinary moment for our nation, and it was my great honor to attend the swearing-in of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. While Americans gather to celebrate the peaceful transfer of power that occurs in our democratic government, it is important to pause and reflect on the rich history of our great country.
“As our 45th President takes office today, I look forward to working with him and all of my colleagues to provide leadership for our nation. There are many challenges ahead, and it is time to get to work on behalf of the American people.”