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Sunday, August 26, 2018

AFSCME President Lee Saunders on the Passing of Senator John McCain

WASHINGTON — 

AFSCME President Lee Saunders issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:

“Senator McCain was one of the great Americans of his generation, a true patriot who showed indescribable courage and character in defense of our country. In the U.S. Senate, he led with strength and character, putting public service before partisanship, earning respect from both sides of the aisle and across the political spectrum. On behalf of the men and women of AFSCME, I extend my deepest condolences and sympathies to his family.”

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