What they’re saying: Response to Rush Limbaugh’s death

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Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump, and his wife Kathryn, applaud, as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (Leah Millis/Pool via AP)

Iconic radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has died. The 70-year-old had been battling lung cancer and revealed in 2020 that it was terminal. His wife, Kathryn, confirmed his death at the beginning of Limbaugh’s radio show. He had been absent from the show for almost two weeks reported USA Today

Arizona politicians are responding to Limbaugh’s death. 

Governor Doug Ducey posted on Twitter, “A true conservative, Medal of Freedom recipient, provided news and entertainment to Americans for years. Rest In Peace.”

Image source: Paul Gosar’s office

Rep. Paul Gosar commented, “Rush Limbaugh was a legend in the conservative movement and an American hero. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family today.”

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Rep. Andy Biggs also posted on Twitter. He stated, “Today is a sad day in American history. Rush Limbaugh was more than a talk show host. He was an advocate for freedom, for American greatness, and for the principles that have defined our nation since its inception.”

 

Kelli Ward posted on Twitter, “Rest in peace, Rush Limbaugh. Legend. Patriot. Conservative. Redeemed.”