Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released video remarks celebrating the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
A transcript of Rep. Adams’ remarks as delivered is below:
“On this historic day, I could not be prouder of our President and Vice President.”
“President Biden, you have received more votes than any commander-in-chief in our nation’s history. The people of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and our nation are counting on you to bring us together to forge a more perfect union. I know that you’ll succeed, because our country can’t afford failure at this critical moment.”
“Vice President Harris, my sister, my colleague: your election brought tears of joy to my eyes. You are a role model, not only for my granddaughters but for all the girls around the world. They will make your courage their own. I know that you’ll continue to use the trust that we put in you to inspire generations of women.”
“Your success is now our nation’s success. My prayers are with you both, and with the United States of America.”