WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) issued the following statement on the nation’s inauguration of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States.

“Our nation today honored the democratic process and the peaceful transfer of power. On days like this we must reflect on the enormous challenges and awesome responsibilities that our nation faces. At this critical time in our history, President Trump’s speech acknowledges the anxiety and concerns felt by countless South Jersey families and Americans across the country. We all believe, cherish and defend America’s freedoms, which were built on the hard work, strength and loyalty of her people. President Trump is right to focus on restoring America’s leadership role in the world.”