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US Senator, Thad Cochran Dies At 81 by Afriplug: 9:03pm On Jun 01, 2019
Former US Senator Thad Cochran, a gentle but powerful Republican who represented Congress for more than four decades, passed away at the age of 81 today.

His long-standing spokesman, Chris Gallegos, said: “Cochran’s family is thanking for the support that the Senator has shown over the years by the Mississippians.” A cause of death was not immediately disclosed.

Late Cochran used his influence on the Credit Committee to manage billions on his home state, one of the poorest in the country, especially after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

President Donald Trump testified praise of Cochran and said he had returned to Senate after voting in 2017 for a revocable measure for affordable care, which eventually failed when former Republican Senate John McCain of Arizona opposed the disease. voted the country. “Very sad to hear the news about the passing of my friend, Senator Thad Cochran. He was a true senator with incredible values ​​- even returned to Mississippi Senate for important health care when he was desperately ill or me. ! “Trump said.
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