Congressman Cohen Remembers Civil Rights Leader and Friend John Lewis

July 18, 2020
Press Release
America has lost a hero


MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement on learning that Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights legend John Lewis has died:

“America has lost a hero. I have lost a hero, a dear friend, a ‘good trouble’ cohort and colleague. It has been an honor to know and serve with this gentleman. He was the embodiment of Dr. King, Mahatma Gandhi, and heaven on earth.”