WASHINGTON, May 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to news of the death of Beau Biden:
"The nation's mayors extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to Vice President Biden, Dr. Jill Biden and the Biden family. Beau was a civil servant, a veteran, and a proud husband and father, who left this earth much too soon.
"We wish Vice President Biden, who has been such a huge supporter of mayors over the years, peace and strength at this extremely difficulty time."
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