US lawmakers from Virginia sworn into office

US lawmakers from Virginia sworn into office

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - United States lawmakers from Virginia were sworn into office on Saturday after winning elections in November.

Senator Mark Warner took the oath of office for the third time.

“My hope is that President-Elect Biden will reach out to those folks that didn’t support him and didn’t vote for him. One of the things about President Trump was he didn’t reach out to those who didn’t agree with him,” Warner said of what he expects from the new administration.

Republican Congressman Bob Good will be serving his first term in office and says he’ll be joining other members of Congress in supporting Trump’s efforts to overturn election results, even with President-Elect Biden set to take office on Jan. 20.

7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger was also sworn in for her second term and was one of the members of Congress who voted against Nancy Pelosi.

“In this Congress, I remain consistent in my commitment to ushering in new leadership. Accordingly, I did not vote for Speaker Pelosi,” Spanberger said in a statement in part.

4th District Representative Donald McEachin was also sworn in.

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