Darrell Issa | Serving California's 49th District

Issa Statement on the Passing of Former South African President Nelson Mandela

December 5, 2013

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Today, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., issued the following statement on the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Graça Machel, the Mandela family, and the people of South Africa on the occasion of Nelson Mandela’s passing.  Nelson Mandela’s legacy of peaceful reconciliation in the struggle against apartheid lives on to inspire people around the world.  We will never forget his incredible capacity to forgive or his advocacy for the cause of freedom and democracy.”