Statement by the Vice President on the Death of John Robson
Lynne and I are deeply saddened by the death of our friend John Robson, the chairman of the Export-Import Bank. John was a strong leader who was committed to making a positive mark on any organization in which he served. He often said it was his duty to "leave a place better than when he came" and at the Ex-Im Bank he was well on his way to accomplishing this task. He was a dear friend of ours and we will miss his friendship, wit, and uncommon decency and dedication.
Richard B. Cheney, Statement by the Vice President on the Death of John Robson Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/279695