New York, NY – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement on his unanimous election to serve as Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus:
“Congratulations to Rep. G.K. Butterfield, the incoming Chairperson, and the newly-elected members of the executive board.
It is a high honor and distinct privilege to be elected as Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus, widely known as the conscience of the Congress. Over the next two years, I look forward to working closely with all of the members of the Congressional Black Caucus to advance economic fairness and social justice for the African-American community and the entire country.”
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Rep. Jeffries is also a member of the House Judiciary and Budget Committees, and was recently appointed to the Steering and Policy Committee of the Democratic Caucus