On Wednesday, Representative Joe Neguse issued the following statement following the election of Representative Veronica Escobar by the freshman class to serve alongside him as Co-Representative to the House Leadership Team.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Veronica Escobar as the new Freshman Co-Representative to Leadership and look forward to serving alongside her in House Leadership throughout the duration of the 116th Congress.”
“Representative Escobar has worked passionately and diligently over this past year to shine a light on dangerous conditions at our southern border. Her voice is incredibly important to the conversations we are having today about how best to lead our country forward. I look forward to working alongside her as we continue to work for the people.”
Via a Facebook post, Rep. Escobar responded to her election:
Grateful to my freshman colleagues and Congressman Joe Neguse for placing your trust in me to serve as your Freshman Co-Representative.