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The wife of Congressman Andy Barr recently passed away. Barr’s chief of staff stated, “Congressman Andy Barr’s wife Carol passed away suddenly tonight at the family home in Lexington. During this tragic time, we respectfully ask for privacy for Congressman Barr and his family to grieve Mrs. Barr being called home to heaven.”
It is unknown how she died, however there have been many politicians offering their condolences to Barr.
Mitch McConnell said that he and his wife were “stunned and heartbroken at the news of Carol’s passing.” He also said, “Her warmth filled whatever room she entered and her contributions made Kentucky a better place for all of us.”
Governor Andy Beshear also commented saying:
Britainy and I are heartbroken for U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and his family tonight at the sad news of the unexpected passing of the congressman’s wife, Carol. We are praying for the Barr family. ^ AB
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) June 17, 2020
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