House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush:
“My deepest condolences and prayers are with the Bush family this evening as they mourn the loss of First Lady Barbara Bush.
“I deeply admired and respected the First Lady. Her love for family, this country, and the American people was evident in everything she did. She was an inspiration to all and tonight our nation grieves with the Bush family.”