Harry Reid, the former senator from Nevada, died at age 82 after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
President Biden was also on hand to honor the influential senator at a memorial service packed with top Democratic leaders.
“He was a man of action, and a man of his word," the president said of the late senator from Nevada.
The former Senate Majority Leader died on Tuesday after a years-long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Despite a centrist background, the late Senate Democratic leader’s penchant for partisan combat endeared him to the left.
Messages of remembrance poured in after the Democratic giant from Nevada died at 82 after a years-long battle with cancer.
The Nevada politician served as Senate minority leader until his retirement and called for an end to the chamber's filibuster.
Trump is "out of touch with reality," Reid declared after the president again pushed Georgia's Republican governor to nullify voters' decision backing Joe Biden.
The former Senate leader has been among the most high-level political voices favoring to end the 60-vote threshold for legislation.
"There's more than one up there," the former Senate majority leader says in the new UFO documentary "The Phenomenon."