Joyce sworn in to US House

U.S. Rep. John Joyce, R-13th District, was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives on Thurs­day.

In a statement, Joyce said, “One of my first actions upon taking office will be to write the chief administrative officer of the House to withhold my pay during this shutdown. I call on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to end her inexcusable reluctance, engage in good faith negotiations with Pres­i­dent Donald Trump to end this impasse and reach an agreement that finally secures our border and properly funds our national security.”

Joyce said he looks forward to working with his new colleagues to solve the nation’s challenges.