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Cole Mourns Loss of General Brent Scowcroft

August 7, 2020
Press Release

Moore, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) today mourned the loss of Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft, who served as National Security Advisor to former President Gerald Ford and President George H. W. Bush.  

“America lost a great patriot and a deep thinker on international affairs with the passing of General Brent Scowcroft. As National Security Advisor to our late President George H. W. Bush, Brent Scowcroft helped to shape the foreign policy that led America to victory in the Cold War and in the First Gulf War. Working with President Bush, he left the world a better place and America as the world’s only undisputed superpower. Our nation owes General Scowcroft an immense debt of gratitude for his wise counsel, steady hand and unsurpassed devotion to the security of the American people.”