June 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement on the passing of former Governor and U.S. Senator George Voinovich (R-OH):

“George Voinovich will be remembered for a career of public service marked by courage and compassion. Elected as Ohio’s governor on the same day I was elected to the U.S. House, George was a remarkable leader and a truly good and decent man who was unafraid to endure criticism for the sake of causes he believed were just. He made a profound impact on the lives of countless Ohioans and established a standard of leadership for which public servants of all political stripes from the Buckeye State will strive for generations to come. Debbie and I offer our prayers and deepest condolences to Janet and the Voinovich family.”

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