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MADISON — Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today after learning of the passing of George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States.

“So sorry to hear of the death of President George Herbert Walker Bush. In 1988, I cast my first vote for President for him. I am proud of that vote today. He was a true gentleman and our country is better because of his service. Tonette and I send our love and prayers to the Bush family as America mourns the loss of one of our greatest patriots.”

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