Casey Statement on Nelson Mandela

Casey Statement on Nelson Mandela

Washington, DC -  Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the statement below following news that former South African President Nelson Mandela had passed away:

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Nelson Mandela. As the founding father of South Africa’s democracy, Mr. Mandela brought profound change to a divided nation by promoting unity and peace. Mr. Mandela’s unwavering commitment to justice and equality will continue to provide an example to politicians and activists for many generations. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife, children, and the people of South Africa.”


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