Portman Attends Inauguration, Congratulates President Biden and Vice-President Harris

January 20, 2021 | Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) issued the following statement after attending the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris:

“I extend my congratulations to President and Dr. Biden as well as Vice-President Harris and Mr. Emhoff on today’s historic Inauguration. I had the honor of attending, and I look forward to working with the new administration on areas where we agree in order to make a difference in the lives of Ohioans and all Americans. When we disagree I will do so respectfully. Public service is a noble calling and anyone who serves deserves the respect of the American people, regardless of political affiliation.”

NOTE: Senator Portman has attended the Inauguration of every President — Republican or Democrat — since 1989.