Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale, died today at age 93. A leading liberal Democratic voice of the late 20th century who was U.S. Vice President under Jimmy Carter. He also served as U.S. ambassador to Japan from 1993 to 1996 under Bill Clinton.
President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden said in a statement that It’s with great sadness that Jill and I learned of the passing of Vice President Walter Mondale, but great gratitude that we were able to call one of our nation’s most dedicated patriots and public servants a dear friend and mentor.
Praising Mondale’s political skill and integrity Jimmy Carter, said in a statement that today I mourn the passing of my dear friend Walter Mondale, who I consider the best vice president in our country’s history.