“I am deeply honored by this nomination,” she said in a statement. “I look forward to representing my Congressional colleagues at the United Nations and working to strengthen relations between parliamentarians around the globe. I’d like to personally thank President Obama for this nomination and Leader Pelosi for her support.”
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Nominated for UN General Assembly
President Obama announced his nomination of Congresswoman Barbara Lee to serve as a Representative of the U.S. to the Seventieth UN General Assembly.