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Speaker Johnson Statement on Judge Lane Pittard’s Passing

WASHINGTON —Speaker Mike Johnson released this statement following the news of Judge Lane Pittard’s tragic passing this morning:

“We are saddened by the tragic news of Judge Lane Pittard’s passing. He was a humble leader and a dedicated jurist who served our area honorably. He was a longtime friend who will be sorely missed by us and countless many others. Kelly and I join everyone in praying for the Pittard family and the community surrounding the 26th Judicial District Court.”