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President Biden orders flags be flown at Half Staff
In memory of US Senator Diane Feinstein from California
by Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon
September 29, 2023

CHEYENNE, WYOMING - In accordance with a proclamation by the President of the United States, Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the United States and Wyoming flags to fly at half-staff immediately until the day of interment in honor and memory of Senator Diane Feinstein. An updated flag notification will be sent out once a date has been confirmed.

The Presidential Proclamation follows:
Senator Dianne Feinstein was a pioneering American and a true trailblazer. In San Francisco, she showed enormous poise and courage in the wake of tragedy, and became a powerful voice for American values. In the United States Senate, she turned passion into purpose, and led the fight to ban assault weapons, also making her mark on everything from national security to the environment to protecting civil liberties. Senator Feinstein was a role model for so many Americans and she had an immense impact on younger female leaders for whom she generously opened doors. She was a historic figure, and our country will benefit from her legacy for generations.

As a mark of respect for the memory of Senator Dianne Feinstein, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, on the day of interment. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-ninth day of September, in the year of our Lord two thousand twenty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-eighth.

JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR
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Editorís note: Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein was an American politician who served as a Democratic United States senator from California from 1992 until her death in 2023. She served as mayor of San Francisco from 1978 to 1988. She passed away at age 90 on September 29, 2023. She was the oldest sitting U.S. senator.


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