Cummings died in October of last year, while Lewis passed on Friday.
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“It was an honor to know & be blessed with the opportunity to serve in Congress with JohnLewis a genuine & historic American hero. May the Lord grant him eternal peace,” Rubio, R-Fla., wrote on Twitter, attaching a picture of himself in a conversation with Cummings.
Rubio also made the Cummings picture his profile photo for a brief time. He then deleted the original tweet and photo and apologized.
Earlier today I tweeted an incorrect photo
John Lewis was a genuine American hero
I was honored to appear together in Miami 3 years ago at an event captured in video below
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) July 18, 2020
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