Statement on Lloyd Bentsen

Rep. Peter Sullivan today released the following statement on the passing of former treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen:

The loss of Lloyd Bentsen is a loss for our country. As a member of the Army Air Corps, he showed courage under fire. As a member of the Senate, he was a strong voice for the people of Texas. As the Democratic nominee for vice president, he showed intelligence, grace and humor, and as the Secretary of the Treasury, he was a key architect of the most successful economic boom in American history.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Senator bentsen's family during this difficult hour.