Senator Tim Scott Statement on Passing of Nelson Mandela

Charleston, SC – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) made the following statement in response to reports that former South Africa President Nelson Mandela has passed away:
“Nelson Mandela was a transformational figure, a man who truly changed the world. He walked a long road to freedom and embraced the fundamental human belief in equality. After his release from prison, his tireless work to reconcile a nation torn apart by centuries of tension and hostility made him one of history’s greatest statesmen. All freedom-loving people mourn his passing.”