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Congressman LoBiondo's Statement on the Life of President Ronald Reagan

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Congressman LoBiondo's Statement on the Life of President Ronald Reagan

MAYS LANDING, NJ - Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-2) made the following statement honoring President Ronald W. Reagan's life and impact on America.

"This week we remember a man who embodied the positive in America. Ronald Reagan grew up in humble surroundings to become the president of our nation. A grand dream that any American can have. During a the Cold War, in a world hovering close to nuclear disaster, President Reagan's most powerful weapons were his unyielding optimism and his forceful words. His courage to stand up for freedom and liberty against the Soviet Union helped forge the world in which we live today. He led our nation well.

"President Reagan transformed the American political landscape with his homegrown brand of conservatism, but possibly his most important and lasting legacy to our world were his actions to hasten the end of the Cold War. His words helped tear down walls and build up hope. He, more than anyone else, was responsible for restoring American confidence in its economy, its people, and its culture. With President Ronald Reagan, it truly was morning in America."

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