U.S. Rep. Jody Hice R-GA10 was sworn in to the 115th Congress Tuesday in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, after being re-elected unopposed in November to serve a second term in the U.S. Congress. Hice joined 240 fellow Republican and 194 Democrats who make up the U.S. House and Senate at the beginning of a new term soon to be under the Trump Administration.
Hice issued the following statement after being sworn in.
“Serving the Tenth District of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives is an incredible honor, responsibility, and duty that I take earnestly. My constituents placed their faith in me as their voice in Washington, and I pledge to uphold that trust.
“While our Nation faces difficult challenges that will require thoughtful consideration to resolve, the opportunity to implement meaningful, conservative solutions that so many Americans deserve is in sight. I am committed to forging agreements that represent my district’s values, and I’m excited to officially begin the 115th Congress to help get our Nation back on track.
“I’m always humbled by the people who have entrusted me with the honor of serving as their Representative, and I look forward to fighting for their values and interests in Washington.”