Washington, DC — Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement upon hearing the news of Senator Howard Baker.
“Senator Baker was an institution, a legend, and a true Tennessee statesman. He will be remembered with great affection and deep appreciation for his service to the people of Tennessee and our nationduring his years in the United States Senate, the Reagan White House and asAmbassador to Japan. Throughout his career Senator Baker worked tirelessly to ensure that the United States would forever remain a Shining City upon a Hill. His memory and hard work will forever guide freedom-loving people everywhere. My thoughts and prayers are with Howard’s family today.”