Kansas officials react to the death of former U.S. Senator Bob Dole – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2021-12-05 14:02:21 –

Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) —Kansas officials are reacting to the death of former US Senator Bob Dole.

According to Dole’s family, he died during sleep on Sunday morning, December 5th.

NS Elizabeth Dole Foundation Releases Statement “Senator Robert Joseph Doll fell asleep early this morning. At the age of 98 after his death, he has been faithfully serving the United States for 79 years.”

Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic Party-Kansas) issued the following statement:

I was deeply saddened to learn that Bob Dole died this morning. Senator Dole was a lot — heroes of war, fathers, husbands, civil servants. And to Kansas, the man who embodied everything good and decent about Kansas and America.

“In public office, Senator Dole was always the voice of Kansas. But his work in the Senate had a huge impact on all Americans. Most notably, social security in 1983. His efforts to protect and ensure that the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 changed the lives of people with disabilities.

“The legacy of Senator Dole goes far beyond the walls of parliament. He is greater than the real thing in the politics of our country and is a dignity that should serve as our model in public life. He showed humility and politeness.

“My thoughts are on his wife, Elizabeth, his family, and everyone who loved Bob Dole.”

Governor Laura Kelly (D – Kan.)

Senator Sharice Davids posted on Facebook about Dolls:

United States Senator Jerry Moran (Republican-Kansas) issued the following statement:

Senator Bob Dole is remembered as a true American hero and an exemplary politician, the man who chose the right one over the convenient one. Whether on the battlefield, in parliamentary venues, or in everyday life, Senator Dole’s fellow Kansas and his passion and dedication to the country have steadily reminded us that one person can make a difference and change the world. rice field.

“Donkey and I mourn his death, but we also celebrate his wonderful life. Senator Dole grew up in Russell, Kansas, and gave the Purple Heart chapter before participating in World War II. He won two. After that, he spent an amazing 36 years at Capitol Hill, being promoted to Senate Majority Leader, leading important legislative achievements such as: Americans with Disabilities Act And the Dole-McGovern Food for Education program. Known for working on common-sense solutions rather than partisan solutions, he was the first Republican presidential candidate since Dwight D. Eisenhower.

“Even after retiring from Congress, I rarely missed the opportunity to greet Kansas during the honorary flight that took Kansas to the World War II Memorial.’A more memorable experience. He also. He continued to be a leader in ending global hunger and won the 2008 World Food Prize. He exemplifies the ideals, sacrifices and tenacity of Greatest Generation throughout his life.

“On the US Senate floor, we use Senator Dole’s desk. First and foremost, he is a politician who treats others with respect and kindness, but he regularly strives for Kansas values. I am honored to know him, learn from him, and consider him a good friend and mentor. Donkey and I for Senator Elizabeth Doll and Doll’s family and the entire team. I pray to you. “

US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)

Senator Moran also shared a tweet about Dolls:

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