Bob Dole To Receive Congressional Gold Medal
By Bill Strange
January 17, 2018
Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this afternoon. President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are expected to take part in a Capitol ceremony honoring the Kansas Republican. Dole is a decorated veteran who lost the use of his right arm after being seriously injured in World War Two.
The 94 year old was the Republican presidential nominee in 1996 but lost the election to President Bill Clinton.