Statement from Gov. Burgum on the passing of U.S. Sen. John McCain

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:00pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today issued the following statement on the passing of U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sen. John McCain, a true American hero, patriot and statesman. From his decorated military career to his highly principled service in the U.S. Senate, he was the embodiment of courage, honor and service to one’s country. Kathryn and I join a grateful nation in keeping his wife, Cindy, and the entire McCain family in our thoughts and prayers.”