Washington | The ex-candidate to the us presidential election Elizabeth Warren announced Thursday the death of his brother, 86-year-old because of the COVID-19, in regretting that it is a party without being surrounded by his family, a drama lived around the globe by the relatives of the victims of coronavirus.
“My oldest brother, Don Reed, died of the coronavirus on Tuesday evening,” tweeted the senator a progressive and ex-candidate for the nomination and a democrat.
“I am grateful to the nurses and front-line staff who have taken care of him, but it is hard to know that there was no family to hold her hand or say to him, +I love you+ one last time, and no funeral so that we who love him can cheer us on. Me you will be missed deeply, my brother, ” she continued.
Critical of the reaction of Donald Trump the face of the crisis, the senator has proposed several plans to combat the coronavirus, including Thursday shortly after the announcement of the death of her brother, but she had not revealed before the pandemic struck also his family.
In his presidential campaign, Elizabeth Warren was given a large place to the history of his family origins are modest. The progressive often referred to as two of his three brothers, Don Reed, were republicans, and that all of them had served in the army.
“He was involved in the air force at 19 years of age” and had fought in Vietnam, told the senator from Massachusetts on Twitter.
A preferred time in the nomination race democrat Elizabeth Warren, 70 years of age, had thrown in the towel at the beginning of march and then announced on 15 April its support for the former vice-president Joe Biden for the presidential election in November against republican Donald Trump.