Kaptur statement on the passing of Senator John McCain
Toledo, Ohio — Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), the senior woman in the U.S. House of Representatives, issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain of Arizona:
“I extend deepest sympathies and abiding gratitude to Mrs. Cindy McCain, and Senator McCain’s lovely mother, Roberta, and his beloved children,Douglas, Andrew, Sidney, Meghan, John, James and Bridget, on the loss of this great American patriot.
“America has lost a freedom fighter who fearlessly and robustly guarded liberty’s ramparts at home and abroad. John McCain never wavered from his sworn oath to protect and defend our nation. He truly stood in a class of his own.”