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Congressman Thornberry on the Passing of the Honorable Sam Johnson

Washington, May 27, 2020

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Date Published May 27, 2020

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Congressman Thornberry on the Passing of the Honorable Sam Johnson

WASHINGTON -Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon), top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the passing of former Texas member, the Honorable Sam Johnson.

“Sam Johnson was a true American hero, and it was a privilege for me to serve with him in Congress for more than 20 years. Sam sacrificed much in service to our nation but always with courage, with good humor, and with a deep, deep love of country. He inspired those of us who worked with him, and his memory will continue be an inspiration to follow his example of service, sacrifice, and love of country.”

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