Luján Statement on Confirmation of Former Senator Tom Udall to Serve as U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on the confirmation of former U.S. Senator Tom Udall to serve as U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa:
“Senator Tom Udall served New Mexico with honor and distinction for decades, and I’m confident that he’ll work on behalf of the American people with that same dedication. Tom is a well-respected statesman with strong credentials, and I know that New Mexicans take great pride in his confirmation as U.S. Ambassador.
“Tom has been a friend, mentor, and colleague for many years, and I was honored to support his confirmation. I look forward to watching Tom and Jill begin this new chapter in public service where they will continue to make New Mexicans – and all Americans – proud.”