WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. held a moment of silence today in memory of the lives lost in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Read his remark excerpts below and watch HERE:
“This is hard. These were just people we grew up with. So I apologize for being emotional, but these are our neighbors.
“We pray their families find peace in the memory of their sons, husbands and fathers. The Macondo oil spill was the worst in our nation’s history. While the consequences of this spill are still seen, it is our task to live forward and in so doing honor the memory of these men and provide a better future for their families.
“I ask that you will allow a moment of silence to honor their memory.”