January 26, 2021

Kaine Statement on Vote to Confirm Antony Blinken

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement ahead of the vote to confirm Antony Blinken as Secretary of State:

“At his confirmation hearing, Antony Blinken assured me of his commitment to keeping the State Department non-political, restoring America’s standing on the global stage, and respecting the dedication of our career State Department employees. Given these assurances, his impressive experience, and his respect for Congress as a partner in foreign policymaking, I will vote to confirm Mr. Blinken as Secretary of State.”

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