It was announced in the early hours of the night, three days after the end of the year, that the wife of Senator Harry ReidShocking the whole country.
,It is with a broken heart that I announce the passing of my husband, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He passed away peacefully this afternoon, surrounded by his family after a valiant battle of four years against pancreatic cancer.”, reported through a statement Landra Reid.
Of humble origins, Reid has always stood out for his intelligence, holding a law degree from one of the most prestigious universities in the country, George Town in the city of Washington. After his studies, he took his first steps in politics, a career that would be crowned One of the main seats of the Senate since 1986.
He is survived by five children and his wife, whom he has been married to since 1959.
Belongs to Searchlight, a small town in Nevada, he became the most influential politician to be given this statusMILF managing to be Leader of the Democratic majority in the upper house of the legislature for eight years.
As he told in his memoirs, the house where he was born in 1939 did not even have running water. His mother knew how to earn a living by doing laundry for brothels, while his father worked as a miner,
He was able to attend Utah State University thanks to a scholarship he received for his physical performance as an amateur boxer. When he managed to enter the famed Georgetown University to study law, he continued to work as a police officer for the Congressional Defense Force.
After graduating from law, he returned to his native Nevada, where in 1971 He became the youngest Lieutenant Governor in the history of that state. Nevada won the second congressional district in the 1980 census, for which Reed competed and won. He was a state representative in Washington for the state of Nevada until 1986, when a vacancy for the Senate was opened to represent his state. Reid won that race and subsequent re-election.
Since then and until his retirement in 2017, he has been serving through the political segments of the Senate through the Democratic ranks. Leader of his party between 2005 and 2017 At a time when Democrats were in the majority and at a time when they were a minority in the Senate.
Loved and hated alike, Reid was always characterized by playing a tough politician. He publicly called the former president a “loser and a liar”. Geroge W Bush, Years later, he assured that he wanted Bush to be in the White House earlier every day Donald J. Trump.
He is accused of deepening the rift between Democrats and Republicans, Some even say that they have no problem in lying. during the election campaign of Barack ObamaIn 2012, he accused the then Republican candidate without evidence, Mitt Romney, because of non-payment of his taxes. When later asked if he regretted the allegation, he assured that he did not do so.”After all it helped me lose the election,
but they are also recognized as being a A tireless fighter for social rights and one of the main promoters of immigration reform, He had great support from the large Latino community in his kingdom.
said to himself, One of his great achievements was to inspire then-Senator Barack Obama to run for the presidency., Many believe that the Obama campaign would not have been possible without Reid’s support.
After retiring, in 2018 he announced that he had pancreatic cancer. Less than a year later he reported that he had overcome the disease, but eventually metastasized.
“Wannabe troublemaker. Pop culture fanatic. Zombie nerd. Lifelong bacon advocate. Alcohol enthusiast. Tv junkie.”