We have news that the former senator who was a long-time republican died at the age of 98. Bob Dole, is known as a former United States senator. We all know about him and he is also known to be the Republican presidential candidate, He was aged, to say the least. He was at an age of 98 and unfortunately, he died this Sunday morning.
Dole was not really good in terms of health since he had been diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. This was most probably a diagnosis that had been made earlier this year. He had been said to have started the treatment for the disease too.
“It is with heavy hearts we announce that Senator Robert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep,” the foundation had posted on Twitter.
There had been a lot of things and tributes that had been made regarding this matter and people have commented on the person too.
“Bob was an American statesman like few in our history,” President Joe Biden said in a statement. “A war hero and among the greatest of the Greatest Generation. And to me, he was also a friend whom I could look to for trusted guidance or a humorous line at just the right moment to settle frayed nerves. I will miss my friend. But I am grateful for the times we shared, and for the friendship, Jill and I and our family have built with Liddy and the entire Dole family.”
“Senator Dole was a war hero, a political leader, and a statesman – with a career and demeanor harkening back to a day when members of the Greatest Generation abided by a certain code, putting country over party. His sharp wit was matched only by his integrity, and he lived his life in a way that made it clear just how proud he was to be an American, and how committed he was to making this country everything he knew it could be,” former President Barack Obama said in a statement.
That is all for now.