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January 11, 2021


Cotton Statement on Death of Capitol Police Officer Liebengood

Washington, D.C. ā€” Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement after the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Howie Liebengood

ā€œIā€™m deeply saddened by the tragic passing of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Howie Liebengood. My staff and I got to know him well because he often guarded the doors near our office. Officer Liebengood was a true professional; his cheerful smile was always a good way to start the day or to end a long day. Anna and I express our deepest condolences to his family and to the Capitol Police, whose officers we also thank for their bravery and service,ā€ said Cotton.