Burr Statement on the Death of President Gerald Ford

December 27, 2006

Today U.S. Senator Richard Burr issued the following statement on President Gerald Ford's death:

"We have lost a true American hero. President Gerald Ford was a distinguished leader and statesman. He helped bring our nation together during a time of turmoil and his legacy and contributions will be remembered for years to come.

My thoughts and prayers are with the Ford family during this sad and difficult time."