It had escaped my notice that Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Mt Vernon) was a member of something called the Center Aisle Caucus. Read below for his comments about a new seating plan for the president’s State of the Union address.
Congressman Loebsack Issues the Following Statement on the Proposed Seating at the State of the Union Address
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today on a proposal by the independent group Third Way that members of both parties sit together during the President’s State of the Union Address.
“As a member of the Center Aisle Caucus, I strongly support the proposal that members of both parties sit together during the President’s State of the Union Address. This will symbolize that, although we will not always agree, Congress remains committed to civil discourse, honest debate and mutual respect. At a time when our nation is facing pressing challenges, we must transcend party lines and come together to craft common-sense solutions that will move our country forward.”