Andy Kim (politician)

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Andy Kim
Andy Kim, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byTom MacArthur
Personal details
Born (1982-07-12) July 12, 1982 (age 40)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Kammy Lai (m. 2012)
Children2
EducationDeep Springs College
University of Chicago (BA)
Magdalen College, Oxford (MPhil, DPhil)
WebsiteHouse website

Andrew Kim (born July 12, 1982) is an American Democratic politician. He is the U.S. Representative from New Jersey's 3rd congressional district since 2019.

On January 7, 2021, after the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol, he cleaning up garbage from the attack. A photograph of him cleaning became popular.[1][2][3] He gave the blue suit he wore in the photo to the Smithsonian Institution.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Catalini, Mike (January 7, 2021). "'What else could I do?' NJ Rep. Kim helps clean up Capitol". Associated Press. Archived from the original on January 8, 2021.
  2. Woolston, George. "'Important for me to just do something': NJ congressman helps clean up Capitol after riots". USA TODAY.
  3. "Photo of lawmaker cleaning up Capitol goes viral". The Independent. January 8, 2021.
  4. Yam, Kimmy (July 7, 2021). "Congressman seen in viral photo quietly cleaning after Capitol mob donates suit to Smithsonian". NBC News. Retrieved July 10, 2021.