Commentary: Senator-elect Ben Ray Luján released the following statement on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris winning the election to become the next President and Vice President of the United States:
“This is a historic moment for New Mexicans and for Americans across the country. President-elect Biden is a proven leader who will bring Americans together to build a better future for our country. He will be the champion that Americans need in the White House, and I know he will embody New Mexico’s values of hard work and treating others with respect and dignity.
“During these challenging times, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will bring our country together and help get us on the path to recovery. I’m looking forward to working with them both - on day one - to help our communities rebuild and recover from COVID-19, increase access to affordable health care, and expand economic opportunities for all Americans.”