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Reps. Bass Issues Statement After Senate Confirms Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

February 23, 2021
Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Global Human Rights issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations:

“Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is a lifelong diplomat who is dedicated to bettering this country and the relationships this country has with others throughout the world. We traveled to the continent together many times and I’ve always admired her leadership. I am so proud of her confirmation today and eagerly look forward to working with her in this new role. This confirmation sends a message that the United States is back and that our foreign service is back. We as a country and as a world are safer with Linda Thomas-Greenfield serving as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations.”