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U.S. Rep. Barry Moore sworn in for 117th Congress — ‘I am humbled by the opportunity to serve my state’

On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) was sworn into office to officially become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Moore won his election over Democratic congressional nominee Phyllis Harvey-Hall by 30 points back in November. He also pulled off what was likely the Alabama election cycle’s biggest upset by defeating former Business Council of Alabama chair Jeff Coleman in the July Republican primary runoff by 20 points.

Moore assumes the office as Alabama’s Second Congressional District representative, filling the vacancy left by former U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery).

“Today, I once again took an oath to uphold the U.S. Constitution and serve the great people of Alabama’s Second Congressional District,” Moore said in a statement. “As a veteran and small business owner, I am humbled by the opportunity to serve my state and represent the voices of my constituents in the People’s House. It’s an honor to be part of the most inclusive Republican class in Congressional history and to serve in this particularly difficult time. The voters in my district have had enough of politics as usual in Washington and they want a representative who will fight to preserve our Republic and our way of life. Whether it’s reining in Washington’s runaway spending, fighting for election integrity, securing our borders, or protecting the unborn, our country’s problems can be solved through prayer and hard work. I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work.”

@Jeff_Poor is a graduate of Auburn University and the University of South Alabama, the editor of Breitbart TV, a columnist for Mobile’s Lagniappe Weekly, and host of Mobile’s “The Jeff Poor Show” from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on FM Talk 106.5.

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