Congressman Boyle Named Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced today that he has been appointed to serve as an Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress.
“I’m thrilled to serve Philadelphia and my fellow Democratic Members of Congress as an Assistant Whip,” said Congressman Boyle. “Now that we hold the House majority, it’s more critical than ever that we ensure our legislation considers the viewpoint of every Caucus member and their constituents. I’m proud to join the Whip team and work toward the 116th Congress being inclusive, collaborative, and productive.”
“I’m pleased that Congressman Boyle will be joining my Whip team as an Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress,” said Majority Whip James E. Clyburn. “Congressman Boyle will play a critical role in my Whip operation, helping us ensure that every voice of the most diverse Caucus ever is heard as we consider legislation to move our country in a positive direction. I look forward to working with Congressman Boyle to ensure that Democrats deliver on their promise to advance an agenda that will have a positive impact on Americans’ everyday lives.”
Assistant Whips are responsible for helping the Whip operation get an accurate read on where Members of the Caucus stand on certain pieces of legislation. They work with Members of the Caucus to answer any questions or address any concerns that Members may have with upcoming bills.