Statement By John McCain on the Passing of Tim Russert

ARLINGTON, VA — U.S. Senator John McCain today (June 13, 1004) issued the following statement on the sudden and tragic passing of Tim Russert:

“I am very saddened by Tim Russert’s sudden death. Cindy and I extend our thoughts and prayers to the Russert family as they cope with this shocking loss and remember the life and legacy of a loving father, husband and the preeminent political journalist of his generation. He was truly a great American who loved his family, his friends, his Buffalo Bills, and everything about politics and America. He was just a terrific guy. I was proud to call him a friend, and in the coming days, we will pay tribute to a life whose contributions to us all will long endure.”

To see a video of their recent meeting CLICK HERE.

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