Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited the Maryland Senate on Thursday night to surprise and honor his old friend Thomas V. Mike Miller, Maryland’s Senate president, who is diagnosed with cancer.
At an annual dinner for current and former state senators, called the Maryland Senate’s Past Dinner, Clinton was a surprise speaker.
The former president gave a speech on politics in which he alluded to fellow Democrat Miller’s cancer diagnosis and said it’s a reminder to focus on the important things in life, not just partisan battles.
“It sort of sobers you up when someone you love is facing a challenge,” Clinton said. “He deserves what you’ve given him in Maryland:...