Loeffler Statement on Passing of Congressman John Lewis

“Few people have the grit, tenacity or courage of John Lewis.”

ATLANTA – U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Congressman John Lewis (GA-05):
 
“The passing of John Lewis is a devastating loss, not just for Georgia, but the entire country,” said Loeffler. “Few people have the grit, tenacity or courage of John Lewis. As a leader in the civil rights movement, he always pushed America to live up to its promise of freedom and equality. Our nation is better because of his leadership and courage. We know his legacy will never be forgotten. Jeff and I join the nation in mourning this tremendous loss. May God comfort the Lewis family and their loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.”
 

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