AP: Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) Dies From Respiratory Complications

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI), World War II veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, died from respiratory complications at 5:01 p.m. ET at Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday, his office announced. He was 88.

His last words were, “Aloha.”

 

(Photo: Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom)

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