Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Remain at Half-Staff Until Interment in Honor of Vice President Walter Mondale

Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags remain at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities until sunset on the day of interment, consistent with federal law and directives, to honor the life and work of former Vice President Walter Mondale.

“In a remarkable career in public service that spanned more than a half-century, Walter Mondale brought good humor, dignity, kindness, and honesty to our politics – and most of that during times when our civil discourse sorely needed all four,” said Governor Murphy. “Walter Mondale is no footnote in American history. He left an indelible mark. He single-handedly changed the role of the vice-presidency from that of merely president-in-waiting to one of presidential advisor and confidant. His choice of Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate in the 1984 presidential campaign signaled a watershed moment for women in national politics. In his honor, and in accordance with the directive by President Biden – who served alongside Senator Mondale – our flags will remain at half-staff through the late Vice-President’s interment.”

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  1. I didn’t know that he was still ticking; former presidents and Vice Presidents are maarich yumim ( live long); Even though that he was Vice President for a Rushuh (for an anti-Semite) Walter Mondale was a nice guy.

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