Lawmakers remember Bob Dole: 'Bona fide American hero' | TheHill

Lawmakers remember Bob Dole: 'Bona fide American hero' | TheHill

Lawmakers remember Bob Dole: 'Bona fide American hero' | TheHill
Dec 05, 2021 2 mins, 0 secs

Bob Dole (Kan.), who died early Sunday at the age of 98.

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation announced in a statement on Sunday that Dole had died that morning in his sleep.

Dole represented Kansas in the Senate for nearly 30 years before waging an unsuccessful bid for president in 1996.

McConnell on Sunday said Dole, whom he called a "good friend and a bona fide American hero," had a mission that focused on "looking out for his neighbors," pointing to his efforts in Kansas, overseas during the war and in Congress.

Jerry MoranGerald (Jerry) MoranBiden signs four bills aimed at helping veterans Bottom line Democrats face squeeze on Biden's spending bill MORE (R) in a statement said Dole "will be remembered as a true American hero & an exemplary statesman - a man who chose what was right over what was convenient.".

He said he uses Dole's desk on the Senate floor and is "regularly reminded of his tireless commitment to Kansas values while being, first & foremost, a statesman who treated others with respect and kindness.".

Dole’s desk, & I am regularly reminded of his tireless commitment to Kansas values while being, first & foremost, a statesman who treated others with respect & kindness.

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise StefanikElise Marie StefanikGOP beginning to jockey for post-election leadership slots Mace fires back at Greene: 'Bat---- crazy' Republicans eager to take on Spanberger in Virginia MORE (N.Y.) in a statement said Dole “lived an extraordinary life of resilience and service above self.”.

“We are eternally grateful for Senator Dole’s dedication to our country,” she added, pointing to his service during World War II and his tenure in the Senate and House, where he served for eight years.

“Upon receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Senator Dole challenged us ‘not to question American ideals or replace them, but to act worthy of them.’  Senator Dole lived up to this challenge, devoting his entire life in service to the county he loved and to our cherished national values for which he fought,” she added.

Patrick LeahyPatrick Joseph LeahyBiden signs four bills aimed at helping veterans The Hill's Morning Report - Ins and outs: Powell renominated at Fed, Parnell drops Senate bid On The Money — Biden sticks with Powell despite pressure MORE (Vt.), who served alongside Dole for roughly 20 years, said the Kansas Republican was “a giant of the Senate” before recalling memories he had.

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