Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Inauguration a Day to Celebrate Freedom and Democracy

Jan 20, 2009
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-Today Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) made the following statement regarding the Presidential Inauguration. 

“I congratulate President Obama on his election as America’s 44th President.  There are many reasons why today is historic and among them, today we come together to celebrate the peaceful transfer of power from one leader to another in our great country,” said Diaz-Balart.   “The Presidential Inauguration marks a day of celebration in which all Americans cherish the principles of freedom and democracy that make America great.”        

 “As we welcome President Obama, let us also honor all who serve our country including our brave men and women in uniform and others who have taken the oath of office and have pledged to serve our country with distinction.”