Hillary Clinton tweets about sanctuary city mayor’s death


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, 65, died Tuesday morning after suddenly suffering a heart attack.

Lee, a huge supporter of maintaining the sanctuary city policy in San Francisco, first became mayor in January 2011 when Gavin Newsom left to fill the role of lieutenant governor.

Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted about Lee’s death Tuesday night.

“Mayor Ed Lee’s death is a terrible loss for the people of San Francisco. He was a good friend & a vocal advocate for the city he served & loved. My thoughts are with his family,” Clinton wrote.

She has not tweeted any statement in regards to the terror attack that occurred in her own state of New York on Monday, committed by an immigrant who came to the U.S. on a family visa from Bangladesh.

Other Democratic lawmakers tweeted about Lee’s death as well.



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