Burchett statement of the passing of Congressman John Lewis
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 18, 2020) -- U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement following the passing of U.S Representative John Lewis (GA-05):
"John Lewis will forever hold a special place in our nation’s history as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and the United States Congress. He lived an incredible life full of courage and integrity. This country owes Representative Lewis an enormous amount of gratitude, and I am praying for his family tonight."