George W. Bush Reacts To Scalia’s Death: ‘He Was A Towering Figure’


Former President George W. Bush offered his condolences to the large family and friends of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who was found dead Saturday.

“He was a towering figure and important judge on our Nation’s highest court,” Bush said in a statement on Saturday evening. “He brought intellect, good judgment, and wit to the bench, and he will be missed by his colleagues and our country.”

Here’s the entire statement via Evan Smith, editor of the Texas Tribune:

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