Harry Reid

Harry Reid

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- President Joe Biden, Sen. Chuck Schumer, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former President Barack Obama all spoke at former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's memorial service at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Saturday morning. 

A recording of the livestreamed service is available here: 

Vice President Kamala Harris and the Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff also were in attendance.

The order of service:

  • Processional and Honor Guard
  • Conducting: Marcus Faust
  • Invocation: Ella Joy Reid, granddaughter, daughter of Key and Maile Reid
  • Elder M. Russell Ballard, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Lana Reid Barringer
  • Key Reid
  • Josh Reid
  • "Be Still" performed by Brandon Flowers of The Killers
  • Leif Reid
  • Rory Reid
  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • "In the Name of Love" performed by Carole King
  • President Barack Obama
  • President Joe Biden
  • Benediction: Savannah Jaynes Reid, granddaughter, daughter of Rory and Cindy Reid
  • "Home Means Nevada" performed by Brandon Flowers of The Killers, audience joins
  • Recessional

Brandon Flowers of The Killers performed "Be Still" and "Home Means Nevada." Carole King performed "In the Name of Love."

The ceremony closed with the poem "i carry your heart with me" by E. E. Cummings.

"Senator Reid kept a copy of a poem by E. E. Cummings in his desk at the U.S. Capitol. The poem represented the love he and Landra share. He read the poem often and would think of her," it reads. 

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(23) comments

Paris

Reid was a crooked waste of skin and so were the people that voted for him, no doubt.

726kjs

You people with the bad comments have no respect and obviously have no concept of that word. He served our state and country well......what have you done??

Paris

More than you losers.

ChrisC

Good riddance to bad rubbish. Too bad so much rubbish is flying into town to mess up traffic and eulogize Dingy Harry.

Nevermore

Nobody cares.

Mediumjeep

The worst unamerican garbage people ever here for a old crooked Mormon funeral,should all be investigated and prosecuted!

beavis

"unamerican (SIC) garbage people"? At least they didn't commit sedition and participate in an insurrection. Say "hi" to the loser of the 2020 Presidential election for me!

GlWd

Yawn 🥱

726kjs

Great come back and comment!!!

Paris

About the best comment there is for such an inane post.

Paris

hahaha

Paris

In Washington, D.C., progressive activists stormed the United States Capitol to stop the vote on Brett Kavanaugh and to intimidate United States senators. Major news outlets were almost all uniformly on the side of the protesters. Some reporters explicitly cheered on the protesters on their social media accounts.

In 2009, progressive activists stormed the State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Journal reported it in eerily similar language to Jan. 6. Speaker Nancy Pelosi called it an "impressive show of democracy" and said she stood with the protesters. The media was mostly matter-of-fact about it and by no means condemnatory.

In Texas, protesters stormed the State Capitol in Austin to stop Republicans from passing a pro-life measure. News anchors and reporters who covered it for the national press almost all explicitly excused the protesters and made Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis a national figure and heroine for feminism.

This does not even include the coordinated and concerted Democratic efforts starting in 2000 to treat any election they lose as illegitimate. Bush was "selected not elected," and Trump was fraudulently accused of being bought and paid for by the Russians. Stacey Abrams still denies her loss with press complicity, but Republicans are bullied and denounced for denying the legitimacy of 2020.

The bottom line is all of these should be condemned, but we should not be surprised some Republicans got tired of playing by the rules after two decades of Democrats breaking them without consequence. Few in the press or among the Democrats will own up to that. Instead, they will scream at me for telling the whole truth, not just the part they want to hear. Undoubtedly, in November, the press and Democrats will scream voter suppression if Republicans win, ratcheting things further.

Nevermore

Spot on.

Nevermore

"Insurrection". A big word for small minds.

Paris

Yep. These people have zero critical thinking skills and rarely study the issues beyond the bumper sticker or MSM headline. It really is a sad state of affairs for the country.

Paris

And I notice there's no response from Beavis. Typical of liberals when they get called out with facts.

beavis

I met Harry back in the late 70's. He was a really nice guy. He was also very good at getting Nevada's interests promoted. He will be missed and I am glad they renamed the airport after him.

Paris

Only because you have zero critical thinking skills.

beavis

(yawn)

Paris

Open wider.

Paris

(yawn)

False!

Leave it out ffs

Paris

(double yawn)

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