Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) announced Saturday that she is pregnant with her first child.
“We are absolutely overjoyed to announce that our small family of two will soon be three,” the New York Republican, 36, wrote in an Instagram post that included two pictures of her and her husband Matt Manda.
“We’re so excited to share that we are expecting a baby this fall and we cannot wait to meet our precious bundle of joy,” she added. “Thank you for the warm wishes and prayers from so many. We are truly blessed.”
Several prominent Republicans commented their congratulations, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, (R-LA) and former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
“Congratulations! So excited for you both!! Being a mom is the best job in the world!,” Sanders commented on the post.
The couple did not say when exactly this fall they expect to welcome their baby.
Last month, Stefanik, whose upstate district includes most of the Adirondack Mountains, was elected