Senator Scott issues statement on passing of Nancy Reagan

Published: Mar. 6, 2016 at 7:12 PM EST
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U.S. Senator Tim Scott issued the following statement regarding the passing of First Lady Nancy Reagan.

"Today our entire nation joins the Reagan family in mourning the loss of Nancy Reagan. She stood tall alongside President Reagan through whatever came their way, be it the Soviet Union or the ravages of Alzheimer's, and her strength and dignity resounded around the world. While we are saddened today, we can also rest assured that she is thrilled to be together with Ronald again. God Bless the Reagan family - our hearts are with you all."

Nancy Reagan passed away at the age of 94.

The cause of death was congestive heart failure, according to a statement released by Reagan Library.

Mrs. Reagan will be laid to rest at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA.

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