Press Release


Chairman King Statement on Attack on Americans in Libya

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on the attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya: 

“I am outraged by this horrific, savage attack on our diplomats in Benghazi.    It is important that swift justice be dealt to those who perpetrated these attacks. 

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of Ambassador Chris Stevens, foreign service officer Sean Smith, and the two others killed in the attack.  They were dedicated public servants working effectively to spread freedom and nurture democracy.”