January 26, 2021

Van Hollen Statement in Support of Antony Blinken to Serve as Secretary of State

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement in support of the confirmation of Antony Blinken to serve as the U.S. Secretary of State:

“Today, I was proud to vote in support of Antony Blinken’s confirmation to serve as our next Secretary of State. While he faces an enormous task ahead, given his breadth of knowledge and experience, I am confident he is the right person to meet America’s foreign policy challenges. I have had occasion to work with him over the years and can attest to his professionalism, diligence, and good judgment. I look forward to working with him to reverse the damage done by the Trump Administration, restore the integrity of the State Department, renew our alliances, and reinvigorate American global leadership.”