Rep. Johnson’s Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icon, Colleague, Friend John Lewis

July 18, 2020
Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) issued the following statement on the death of friend, colleague and civil rights giant Rep. John Lewis:

“Rep. John Lewis was a giant of a man. Never angry or puffed up with self importance, he was a humble servant who loved humanity. And we loved him back. Thank you, John Lewis for your contribution to the cause of love and peace. I will follow your example.”

On TV:

7-18-20: CNN: Rep. Johnson Pays Tribute to Rep. Lewis on CNN.

7-18-20: Rep. Johnson Honors Legend Rep. Lewis on MSNBC w/ Velshi. 

7-19-20: Rep. Johnson on Mr. Lewis: HIs Life & Legacy with MSNBC's Kasie Hunt (Kasie DC).

7-20-20: CBS This Morning: Congressman Johnson Shares His Thoughts on Life & Legacy of John Lewis.

7-20-20: Hank Joins MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin To Discuss the Impact of John Lewis.


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Date Roll Call Bill Vote
7/31/2020 178 H.R.7617 Yea
7/31/2020 177 H.R.7617 Nay
7/31/2020 176 H.R.7617 Nay
7/30/2020 175 H.R.7617 Yea
7/30/2020 174 H.R.7617 Yea