JASPER, IN – Senator-elect Mike Braun released the following statement regarding the passing of President George H.W. Bush:

“President George H.W. Bush was a patriot who served our country in World War II, lead the CIA, an Ambassador to the United Nations, was the Vice President and the Commander and Chief who oversaw the end of the Cold War and successfully led our troops through the Gulf War.  Following his time as President, he never stopped serving his country as he led numerous humanitarian efforts.  On behalf of Hoosiers across the Indiana, Maureen and I mourn the loss of President George H.W. Bush and our prayers are with the Bush family.”