Jan 03 2019
Vice President Mike Pence Administers Oath of Office to Senior Mississippi Senator
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today was sworn in to the United States Senate for another six-year term. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office on the Senate floor.
“It has been a high honor to serve the people of Mississippi as their United States Senator,” Wicker said. “At the start of the 116th Congress, I am thankful for the opportunity to continue achieving results for our state and nation.”
Wicker has represented Mississippi in the United States Senate since December 2007. During his time in the Senate, Wicker has championed pro-growth policies to create jobs, limit federal overreach, protect life, and maintain a strong national defense.
From 1995 to 2007, Wicker served in the U.S. House of Representatives. He started his career in public service in the Mississippi Senate representing Lee and Pontotoc counties.