Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement on the passing of Former President George H.W. Bush:
“Yesterday, we were deeply saddened to hear the passing of former President George H.W. Bush who served this country with humility, dignity, and courage.
“A war hero. A congressman. A diplomat. A vice president and president. A Texan. No one can question that President Bush loved and respected America and Texas.
“Texas Democrats mourn his passing and honor his dedication to our country. The life he lived was remarkable and our prayers are with the Bush family and everyone who loved, respected, and admired him.”