Biden: “Bring dignity to the White House… inspire the people and the world.”
Former presidents Bush, Clinton, Obama, and Trump also made commemorative statements.
(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Lim Ji-woo = When Rosalynn, the wife of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, passed away at the age of 96 on the 19th (local time), people from all walks of life, including major figures in U.S. politics, sent messages of condolence. .
U.S. President Joe Biden expressed his sorrow, saying Rosalynn “had great integrity.” George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and former President Donald Trump and his wife also issued commemorative statements.
In a meeting with reporters before boarding Air Force One in Norfolk, Virginia, on this night, President Biden said that former President Carter and his wife Rosalynn “brought dignity” to the White House, adding, “Former President Carter is now “He has great sincerity, and so does Rosalynn,” he said.
“Imagine, they have been together for 77 years,” he said, adding, “God bless them.”
President Biden also spoke with Rosalynn’s family and said former President Carter was with his children and grandchildren.
President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden later said in an official commemorative statement posted on the White House website, “First Lady Rosalynn Carter walked her own path and inspired the people and the world,” and “First Lady Rosalynn gave this society a great legacy.” “A lot of effort has been made to address the most necessary issues.”
“Over the course of our 40-year friendship, through grueling election campaigns and through deep and profound losses, time and again we felt Rosalynn’s hope, warmth and optimism,” he said. “It will remain in my heart,” he wrote.
Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush, said in a statement that day, “Mrs. Rosalynn was former President Carter’s greatest supporter, and he left behind an important legacy in changing awareness of mental health issues.”
In a post posted on the social media platform ‘Truth Social’, former President Trump expressed his condolences by saying that Rosalynn “received respect and gratitude” from the entire nation and that “she left behind a legacy of special achievements and service to the people.”
Former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary Clinton, also commemorated Rosalynn’s achievements in the fields of mental health, public health, and human rights of Americans, and said, “She will forever be remembered as the epitome of a purposeful life.”
Former President Barack Obama’s wife, Michelle Obama, said Rosalynn often gave her advice when she was first lady. “We will honor his tremendous legacy.”
Political leaders in Georgia, the home state of former President Carter and First Lady Rosalynn, also expressed condolences.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens said Rosalyn was “a model modern first lady.” “Georgia and our country are better places because of Rosalynn Carter,” said Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff.
Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi also released a commemorative statement and paid tribute to Rosalynn, saying, “She was a revered public servant like a saint, and as a first lady on the world stage, Rosalynn was a pioneer.”
Habitat for Humanity, a Georgia-based non-profit organization where the Carters volunteered throughout their lives, said all of its members were saddened by Rosalynn’s passing. “I worked hard to help my family,” he said.
Rosalynn passed away at her home in Plains, Georgia, around 2 p.m. on this day.
She was married to former President Carter for 77 years and has been respected by the American people as a first lady and activist.
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2023/11/20 10:56 Sent