Press Release

Gillibrand Statement on Gabby Giffords Resignation from Congress: “This is Just the Beginning of the Next Chapter of Her Story”

Jan 22, 2012

New York, NY – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) released the following statement today after Rep. Gabby Giffords announced her decision to resign from the U.S. House of Representatives: 

“For the past year, Gabby has shown the world the person I have always known – an extraordinary woman of fierce drive, determination and courage. Gabby made the right decision for her and her family, but this is just the beginning of the next chapter of her story. I know that Gabby will find other ways to fulfill her calling of public service and continue to lead and inspire the nation. I feel blessed to call Gabby Giffords a dear friend and look forward to supporting her in whatever she decides to do next.”