Reichert takes oath of office

Congressman Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, today released the following statement moments after being sworn in as a Member of the 112th Congress:

“I’m excited and humbled to renew my oath of office today to serve the people of Washington’s 8th District in the 112th Congress,” Reichert said. “It is a tremendous responsibility and honor to fulfill this role, and I thank my constituents for trusting me to continue representing them in our nation’s Capitol. From the thriving city of Bellevue to the remote reaches of Mt. Rainier, we’re fortunate to live in a beautiful district that is home to many vibrant, innovative businesses and organizations dedicated to helping others and improving our communities.

“In the days ahead, Congress will debate and pass proposals that will affect the health, livelihood and well being of every American. Our service should, first and foremost, be transparent and respectful, and I will do everything possible to ensure that’s how I serve the people of the 8th District. Our country will surely face both victories and challenges in the future, and I pledge in all things to continue working in a bipartisan way toward the common-sense solutions my constituents need and deserve.”

Reichert was sworn in en masse as a member of the 112th Congress today and afterward renewed his oath of office with Speaker John Boehner at an individual ceremony in the Rayburn Room. Reichert is serving his fourth term as the Representative from the Eighth Congressional District of Washington.

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