May 2, 2011

Whitehouse Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s announcement that Osama bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan:

“Nearly ten years after the terrible events of September 11, 2001, justice has been done.  Today I join all Rhode Islanders in thanking the covert and military teams who planned and executed this mission, after years of patient stalking.  I hope this provides a turning point in the war against terrorism, and solace to those who have lost loved ones to this war.”


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