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Running for reelection this year in a battleground district, U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-7) today issued his endorsement for Joe Biden for President.
“I am proud to endorse Joe Biden to be president of the United States,” Malinowski said.
“We need a nominee who can calm partisan divisions, unify the country, and, once elected, rebuild our government institutions and leadership in the world. Joe Biden will run the campaign we need to win in November; defend the middle class, and restore decency, honesty, and respect for the rule of law to the White House,” the conressman added of his fellow Obama Administration veteran. “He already enjoys diverse support within our party and that he knows how to lift up the voices of all Americans. As a former Assistant Secretary of State, I am also eager to support a nominee with the experience to restore the place of respect America once occupied on the world stage. Joe Biden can do that.
“I enthusiastically supported Cory Booker until his decision to withdraw from the race yesterday, and thank him for running one of the most principled, positive and unifying campaigns I’ve ever seen,’ Malinowski said. “There are many other extraordinary candidates still in the race. But with our democracy at stake, we need to come together around a candidate who will unite Americans who believe we can do better.”
Former Vice President Biden and former Assistant Secretary of State Malinowski both served with President Barack Obama. Biden backed Malinowski for Congress with an affirming statement in 2018.