Conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh, who educated and entertained millions of loyal listeners for more than three decades, lost his battle with lung cancer on Wednesday. Condolences from GOP lawmakers and leaders poured in.
Limbaugh just recently celebrated his 70th birthday and has been off the air since February 2.
Fellow Missourian Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) released a statement following the announcement of Limbaugh’s death on air by his wife Kathryn:
A proud son of Missouri, Rush Limbaugh was a voice for the voiceless. He changed talk radio, but more importantly, Rush changed the conversation to speak up for the forgotten, and challenge the establishment. He lived the First Amendment and told hard truths that made the elite uncomfortable, but made sure working men and women had a seat at the table. Erin and I are praying for the Limbaugh family.
Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC) said in a