MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – United States Senator-elect Katie Britt will be officially sworn in on Tuesday.
According to a statement, Britt, R-AL, will be sworn into the Senate shortly after the 118th Congress is convened at noon. In keeping with traditional protocol, Britt will be escorted by Senior Senator Tommy Tuberville to the Vice President, who will administer the oath.
“Taking the oath of office is incredibly humiliating,” Britt said. “As people across America approach this time of year with a sense of renewal and optimism while making New Year’s resolutions, I want Alabamians to hear this commitment directly from me: I am firmly resolved never to be outdone and always to make Alabama proud in the United States Senate. To be commissioned to serve as a U.S. Senator from Alabama is a tremendous honor and responsibility. I am ready to fight for hard-working families in every corner of our great state and to preserve the American Dream for generations to come.
Britt will become the youngest Republican woman to serve in the US Senate and the second youngest woman to serve in the US Senate.
British replaces longtime senator Richard Shelbywho retired in 2022 after 51 years in office – including 44 years in Congress, including the last 36 years in the US Senate.
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. senator elected from united states Katie Britt will take oath tuesday