Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passing of Alaska Congressman Don Young. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:
I want to offer condolences to the family of Don
Young, the Dean of the House and longest-serving Republican in history, who
passed away last Friday at the age of 88.
The state of Alaska has lost a titan, the House of Representatives has lost a legend, and my thoughts are with his family in this difficult time.