Statements from Elected leaders on shooting death of Michael Brown

Statements from Elected leaders on shooting death of Michael Brown

Statements from Elected leaders on shooting death of Michael Brown

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Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:31 AM

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill released the following statement:

“As a mother, I grieve for this child and his family. I pray that the wonderful, hardworking, and God-loving people of Ferguson will find peace and patience as we wait for the results of what will be numerous and thorough investigations of what happened. I, like so many other Missourians, will not be satisfied until we have a complete and transparent understanding of all the facts and circumstances that led to this young man’s death.”

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Congresswoman Ann Wagner released the following statement in response to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri:  “As a mother of three children, I cannot even imagine the pain of losing a child.  My thoughts and prayers go out to Michael Brown’s family and to the people of Ferguson as they deal with this tragic loss,” said Rep. Wagner.  “As we search for answers together, we must remain calm and compassionate while truth and justice are served.”

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U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement today regarding the recent tragedy in Ferguson, Mo.:  “I join all Missourians in remembering the family of Michael Brown and the Ferguson community as they grieve the tragic loss of this young man. His recent high school graduation should have been a beginning of better things. 
 
“Everyone deserves a transparent understanding of what happened here. I am fully supportive of County Executive Charlie Dooley and St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar calling for DOJ and the FBI to take a careful, open review of the events that led to this tragedy for everyone involved.”
 
 

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