Mayor Cavalier Johnson
Press Release

Statement on the nomination of Mayor Tom Barrett as Ambassador to Luxembourg

Common Council President Cavalier Johnson August 25, 2021

By - Aug 25th, 2021 04:38 pm

Milwaukee Common Council President Cavalier Johnson issued the following statement upon the news that President Biden is nominating Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to serve as United States Ambassador to Luxembourg:

“In nominating Tom Barrett to serve as a U.S. Ambassador, President Biden has chosen a proven leader with great experience to represent our nation’s interests and lead the U.S. embassy located in Luxembourg City.

“Tom has a long track record of success, stretching from his time as a state legislator, to his honorable service in Congress, to leading our city as one of the longest-serving mayors in America. His wealth of experience will serve our nation well as he works to deepen our relationship with one of America’s allies.

“On behalf of the Milwaukee Common Council, I congratulate the Mayor on his appointment.

“We will continue to work closely with the Mayor during this time of transition. Until he decides to step down he will remain in that position, and the business at City Hall will continue.”

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