Schakowsky statement on being named Senior Chief Deputy Whip

December 19, 2018
Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after being named a Senior Chief Deputy Whip by House Majority Whip-elect James Clyburn:


“What an honor. I am proud and humbled to be named as Senior Chief Deputy Whip alongside my friend and hero John Lewis, and to be appointed to this position by none other than the great Rep. Jim Clyburn. I am excited to once again join the House Democratic leadership team to represent Midwestern progressive values and fight to make sure the priorities of the American people pass the House as we enter the majority. I know that our Whip team, with the exemplary leadership of Reps. Wasserman Schultz, Butterfield, Welch, Sewell, Jackson Lee, Kildee, Aguilar, and Cuellar, will be able to deliver on our promises to the American people.”