Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) released the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Administrator of Veterans Affairs, Georgia Secretary of State and U.S. Senator for Georgia Max Cleland:
“The nation has lost a true giant of public service, and Georgia has lost one of our fiercest champions. My prayers are with Senator Cleland’s family and all those who loved him. Senator Cleland was a passionate patriot with a big heart for our veterans, and he always put the people of Georgia first.
Georgians will long remember and admire his honorable life, legacy and contributions to our state and nation.”