12 months ago

McConnell says U.S. deaths in Kabul attack is ‘sickening and enraging’

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement that it is “sickening and enraging to hear that at least 12 U.S. servicemembers have been killed at the hands of terrorists in Kabul.”

He added that the U.S. needs to redouble its efforts to confront groups who want to “kill Americans and attack our homeland.”

https://twitter.com/LeaderMcConnell/status/1430986395401736198

12 months ago

Pelosi condemns ‘heinous terrorist attack’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement on the Kabul attack, saying that the U.S. House “strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack outside Kabul airport.”

“We mourn the loss of every innocent life taken, and we join every American in heartbreak over the deaths of the servicemembers killed,” she added.

12 months ago

Schumer condemns Kabul attack

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer condemned Thursday’s attack outside the Kabul airport, saying that those responsible “will be sought and brought to justice.”

12 months ago

Defense Secretary Austin offers condolences

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin offered condolences for the families of U.S. service members killed in Kabul today.

“We mourn their loss. We will treat their wounds. And we will support their families in what will most assuredly be devastating grief,” he said in a statement. “But we will not be dissuaded from the task at hand.”

He did not confirm the death toll.