June 30, 2021

Manchin Statement On The Passing Of Donald Rumsfeld

Charleston, WV – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Donald Rumsfeld, former U.S. Secretary of Defense.

“Gayle and I are saddened to hear of the passing of former Defense Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld. Our deepest sympathies are with his family and loved ones. Donald Rumsfeld served our nation honorably, under both President Gerald Ford and President George W. Bush. Secretary Rumsfeld guided the United States through tumultuous times, and our nation is forever grateful for his service. Gayle and I join the nation in praying for his wife Joyce and his friends, family and loved ones as they mourn their loss. May he rest in peace.”