Washington, D.C. – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on the death of Justice Antonin Scalia:

“Antonin Scalia was a good man and an ardent patriot. Our entire country will feel the loss of his wisdom, his wit, and his fierce defense of our Constitution. I pray for his family after this sudden loss. Our nation was lucky to have had a man of such character and intellectual depth on our highest court these past three decades. Justice Scalia is irreplaceable and we are in debt to his service.”