Tester Statement on the Life of Senator John McCain

(Billings, Mont.) – U.S. Senator Jon Tester today issued the following statement to celebrate the life of Senator John McCain:

“John McCain spent every day of his life fighting for Americans. He led by example and he transcended politics because he was never afraid to buck both parties to do what he thought was right. He was a friend of mine in the Senate and it was my honor to serve alongside this true American hero.”

Tester worked with McCain to pass legislation that provides firefighters with the equipment and resources to keep them safe in the field.