Presidential candidate Joe Biden paid tribute at the memorial of John Lewis bidding the former civil rights legend farewell in an address at the nation’s capital.
According to Fox News, Biden and his wife “put their hands over their hearts as they stood by the flag-draped coffin, and Biden briefly crossed himself and saluted Lewis. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee also twice briefly pressed his palm to the casket. The Bidens spent roughly 10 minutes in the Rotunda.”
“It is rare to meet and befriend our heroes,” said Biden. “John was that hero for so many people of every race and station, including us. He absorbed the force of human nature’s cruelty during the course of his life, and the only thing that could finally stop him was cancer.”
President Trump has said he will not be going.
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