Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress President and CEO Neera Tanden made the following statement on the tragic death of Jo Cox, a member of the Labour Party in the British Parliament:
We are shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic death of Jo Cox. Jo was a remarkable public servant and a caring person to all who crossed her path. She died serving the democracy she loved and the constituents she championed each and every day. Our thoughts are with her family, friends, and colleagues at this difficult time.
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