The deaths of the former senator, ambassador and attorney general of Minnesota were announced in a statement from his family
Minneapolis-Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale passed away on Monday. He was a liberal icon who lost the most unequal after telling voters outright that he would increase taxes after winning. President election. He was 93 years old.
The former senator, ambassador and attorney general of Minnesota declared dead in a statement from his family. No reason to be cited.
Mondale followed the path pioneered by his political mentor Hubert H. Humphrey, from Minnesota politics to the U.S. Senate and Vice President, during the tenure of Jimmy Carter (1977-1981).
Carter said in a statement issued on Monday evening that he believed Mundell was “the best vice president in our country’s history.” He added: “Fritz Mondale provides us all with a model of public service and private behavior.”
In 1984, when Ronald Reagan was popular, Mondale ran for the White House himself. He was selected as New York State Representative Geraldine Ferraro (Geraldine Ferraro) as a running mate, which made him the first major party presidential candidate to bring a woman to the ballot, but he announced a tax increase The statement defines the game.
On election day, he only brought his hometown and the District of Columbia. Reagan’s election vote was 525-13, which was the biggest electoral college victory since Franklin Roosevelt defeated Alf Langdon in 1936 (Senator George McGovern won 17 votes in his defeat in 1972 and won Massachusetts and Washington, DC).
“I tried my best,” Mundell said the day after the election, and he only blamed himself.