McConnell Statement on the Passing of Fritz Hollings

LOUISVILLE, KY. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement following the passing of former South Carolina Senator Fritz Hollings:

“I was saddened to learn of the passing of my friend and former colleague Senator Fritz Hollings.

“Fritz was a fixture in the Senate for nearly four decades. His cutting wit, unflagging passion, and plainspoken nature made serving alongside him an unforgettable experience. His strong convictions and even stronger personality made Fritz a powerful advocate for the people of South Carolina. 

“The Senate stands with them, and especially with the entire Hollings family, in prayer and in gratitude for a life so fully lived.”


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