Congressman Cohen Pays His Respects to Congressman John Lewis

July 27, 2020
Press Release
Attends Capitol Rotunda ceremony with Congressional leaders

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today paid his respects to the late John Lewis at a ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda, where the legendary Civil Rights leader and Georgia Congressman will lie in state.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“America has lost a hero. I have lost a hero, a dear friend, and an inspiration to continue to get into ‘good trouble’ to overcome injustice. It was an honor to serve with this gentleman. He was the embodiment of Dr. King’s beloved community and will never be forgotten.”