LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will attend Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration, according to a news release Tuesday.
The governor was also appointed to serve as co-chair of the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
President-elect Biden recently nominated Whitmer to be vice chair of the Democratic National Committee.
“The country is ready for a leader who listens to medical experts to lead our country’s COVID-19 response and works on behalf of hardworking Americans,” Whitmer said. “I am honored to attend the inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. And Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and ready to begin working closely with each of them to fight this virus, save lives and put the country back on track.”