Trenton, NJ – The largest progressive group of Veterans in America, VoteVets PAC, is today endorsing Andy Kim for US Senate, as he seeks the Democratic nomination to replace Senator Bob Menendez, who is under Federal indictment.
“Andy Kim is as committed a public servant as you’ll find, with the national security expertise to keep America and our Troops safe,” said Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran and Chairman of VoteVets PAC. “He is absolutely selfless and in public office for all the right reasons and respects our system of government, which we all saw after the violent insurrection on January 6, when he got on his hands and knees at midnight to clean up the Capitol. Andy Kim also will keep this Senate seat in Democratic hands and help Democrats keep hold of the Senate. It is crucial that he is the Democratic nominee for Senate in New Jersey, and that he is elected.”
Congressman Andy Kim represents New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, one of the few across the country held by a Democrat that was also won by Donald Trump in 2020.
Congressman Kim has dedicated his entire career to public service. As a Rhodes Scholar and leading national security expert, he previously served at the White House National Security Council, Pentagon, State Department, and in Afghanistan as a civilian strategic adviser to the Commanding General.
He was first elected in 2018 when he unseated a Republican incumbent and author of Trump’s healthcare repeal bill. Kim’s historic victory made him the first Korean American Democrat ever elected to the House of Representatives and the first Asian American from New Jersey elected to federal office.
He is a member of the Armed Services Committee, Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Select Committee on the Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party.
Congressman Kim grew up in South Jersey, the proud son of Korean immigrants, and is now raising his two young boys just a few miles from where he grew up.