Ann Kirkpatrick Releases Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

August 25, Tucson – Today, Ann Kirkpatrick released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain.

On this dayour country grieves the loss of Senator John McCain — 

one of our country‘s great leaders of our time,” said Ann Kirkpatrick.

 
“All of the powerful actions and influential words of Senator McCain‘s career boil down to a simple phrase: country first. Like his fathers before him, Senator McCain dedicated his life’s work to defending and enhancing our democracy.” 
 
“Senator McCain pushed aside partisan politics when it challenged the constitutional process and our American values. He may have been my toughest opponent at one time, however his respect and dedication to public service and his love for Arizona, is something I strongly admire.”
 
“Our countryand our great state of Arizona, was lucky to have him represent us. Roger and I send our sincere condolences and love to his dedicated wife Cindy and their seven children.”
 
“Rest in peace, Maverick.”

 

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