Statement on the Passing of Senator McCain: “America Has Lost a Hero Among Heroes and Champion of Small Business”

By at 26 August, 2018, 5:56 am


For Immediate Release

Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:

“Senator McCain was an inspirational leader and an American hero in a class of his own. On Capitol Hill, he was a great champion of America’s entrepreneurs and small businesses. Indeed, his dedication and obligation to freedom and free enterprise made an enormous impact on endeavors to bring these principles to unfree people throughout the world. America will miss Senator McCain’s leadership, grit, wit and love of country.”

Senator McCain consistently rated as a Champion of Small Business in SBE Council’s “Ratings of Congress,” and scored a perfect 100% in the most recent ratings of the 114th Congress.

CONTACT:  Karen Kerrigan  

SBE Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy, research and education organization that works to protect small business and promote entrepreneurship. For nearly 25 years SBE Council has worked to successfully implement a range of policy and private sector initiatives to strengthen the ecosystem for startups and small business growth. To learn more, visit SBE Council’s website: Follow on Twitter: @SBECouncil 

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