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Statement of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao on the Lying-in-State of President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Statement of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao on the Lying-in-State of President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol

“With the passing of President George H.W. Bush, our country has lost a heroic patriot, distinguished statesman and loving patriarch of an eminent American family, who dedicated his life to serving others. I was honored to serve as Deputy Secretary of Transportation and Director of the Peace Corps during his Presidency, becoming one of the many young people who benefited from his expansive vision to move our country forward. America celebrates the legacy and achievements of this extraordinary leader as he is laid to rest.”

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