Gerald Ford - A Patriot and a Dedicated Husband

Today in the Senate we will vote on a resolution celebrating the life of the late President Gerald R. Ford.

Gerald Ford led our country through a very challenging period. He was a dedicated patriot, who did the right thing to unite a troubled nation.

One of the things I admired most about President Ford was his dedication to his wife, Betty. President Ford stuck by Betty through cancer and through a hard battle with alcohol abuse. Most importantly, he stuck by his dedicated wife as she spoke out for women's rights at a time when women were fighting for equality throughout the country. Betty could count on her husband, and so could America.

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