17 House Republicans Send Inauguration Day Letter to Biden, Call for a 'Rise Above the Partisan Fray'


Seventeen freshman House Republicans wrote an Inauguration Day letter to President Joe Biden in hopes of bridging the partisan divide between Democrats and Republicans.

“After two impeachments, lengthy inter-branch investigations, and, most recently, the horrific attack on our nation’s capital, it is clear that the partisan divide between Democrats and Republicans does not serve a single American,” the signatories wrote.

The letter was signed by Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne, Oklahoma Rep. Stephanie Bice, North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn, Florida Reps. Scott Franklin and Carlos Gimenez, New York Reps. Andrew Garbarino and Nicole Malliotakis, New Mexico Rep. Yvette Herrell, Iowa Reps. Ashley Hinson and Mariannette Miller-Meeks, California Reps. Young Kim, Jay Obernolte and David Valadao, Alabama Reps. Barry Moore and Jerry Carl, Utah Rep. Burgess Owens and Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer.

“The constituencies we represent showcase the variety of thought across our great nation,” the representatives wrote.

“From Texas to California and from Oklahoma to New York, Americans are tired of the partisan gridlock and simply want to see leaders from both sides of the aisle work on issues important to American families, workers, and businesses.”

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