Washington, D.C. – Representatives Michelle Fischbach (MN-07), Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement:

“Jim was a dear friend who wanted nothing more than to represent the people of Minnesota’s First District in Congress. He did so every day with an unwavering passion and unshakable joy that brightened the halls of Congress and brought the best of Blue Earth to Washington. Our thoughts are with Jim’s family during this time and we will continue to pray for them. We will miss Jim dearly.”