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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On The Appointment Of Laphonza Butler To Serve As Senator For California

New York, N.Y. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement on Laphonza Butler’s appointment to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein:

“Senate Democrats are delighted to welcome Laphonza Butler to the United States Senate. Senator-designate Butler joins the Senate at a key time in our nation’s history. I’m confident that her breadth of work, acumen, and public service will meet this moment and be a great help to Senate Democrats as we continue to deliver for the American People. I look forward to Senator-designate Butler’s swearing-in this week.”