Linda Sánchez Congratulates 116th Congress Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries

November 29, 2018
Press Release

Washington, DCHouse Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38 today released the following statement on the election of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to be the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus for the 116th Congress:

“I congratulate my friend Hakeem Jeffries on his election to be the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus for the 116th Congress and I look forward to working with him to advance our Democratic agenda. Americans decisively declared that they want their government in Washington working for the people. Our attention for the next two years must be on delivering for the American people.

“Our Democratic Caucus remains united and strong. We are committed to helping every working family achieve their American Dream. I thank Hakeem and Barbara Lee for running a spirited and positive campaign focused on the issues Americans care the most about. I am committed to doing everything I can to support Hakeem and put the Democratic Caucus in the strongest position as we fight to protect the majority and maintain it for years to come.”

Rep. Linda T. Sánchez represents California’s 38th Congressional District. She is a member of the Ways and Means Committee and served as the Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus for the 115th Congress.