Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Steve Scalise (R-La.) today was re-elected by his colleagues to serve as the Majority Whip of the United States House of Representatives for the 114th Congress. He released the following statement regarding his re-election:

“I am honored that my colleagues have placed their trust and confidence in me to serve as the Republican Majority Whip for the 114th Congress,” Rep. Scalise said. “It is my passion as Whip to collaborate with and listen to every member of the Republican Conference in order to continue bringing their voices and new ideas to the leadership table. I look forward to working with one of the largest and most dynamic Republican majorities in history to pass legislation that advances the conservative principles that unite us to solve our nation’s problems and move America forward.

“I consider it the greatest privilege to represent the people of Louisiana’s First Congressional District and I will continue to bring their voices, interests and values to the House leadership table.”