Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
STATEMENT, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Barb Solish, 202-226-8373, Barb.Solish@mail.house.gov
REP. SANCHEZ RELEASES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF FORMER CONGRESSMAN IKE SKELTON
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman and Chair of the House Armed Services Committee Ike Skelton.
“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my mentor and friend, Chairman Ike Skelton.
“It was an honor to serve next to him on the House Armed Services Committee, where he demonstrated true leadership and was a champion for our men and women in uniform and the families and communities that supported them. He served with compassion, devotion, humility and humor and touched the souls of everyone he encountered. I will miss him dearly.
“My thoughts and prayers are with Patty, his wife, and his family, friends and loved ones.”
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is proud to represent California’s 46th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, and parts of the cities of Garden Grove and Orange in Orange County. She serves as Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces and the second ranked Democrat on the Committee on Homeland Security. Rep. Sanchez is also a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition and sits on the bipartisan, bicameral Joint Economic Committee.
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