U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:
“America and the world will miss and mourn the life and service of George H.W. Bush. President and Mrs. Bush were and always will be an unforgettable first family. I was honored to serve and work with them. Dianne and I extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Bush family.”
Isakson and President George W. Bush worked together closely on education legislation when Isakson served in the U.S. House of Representatives. President George H.W. Bush campaigned for Isakson on numerous occasions during his political career.