Great news at the end of an already historic week - Gen. Lloyd Austin has been confirmed as the first Black Secretary of Defense in U.S. history. Through more than 40 years of service he has proven himself as an experienced and capable leader.
I led the charge in the VA Senate w/ @SenatorLocke to make VA the 38th state to ratify the ERA. I stand w/@RepSpeier @TomReedCongress @BenCardinforMD @lisamurkowski in urging the removal of the ratification deadline. The need for full gender equality has no expiration date https://twitter.com/voteequalityus/status/1352361202702299137
We must be united in our aggressive denouncement of white nationalism and far-right extremism. These movements pose an ongoing threat, unless we aggressively work to combat and confront them. https://twitter.com/BrookeBaldwin/status/1352433934953537541