McMorris Rodgers Statement on 9th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

Spokane – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, released the following statement regarding the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

“Today, the nation remembers the 3,000 innocent civilians and first responders who lost their lives nine years ago in the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. 

 

“This somber anniversary is a reminder of the continuing threat our country faces from terrorism. We should honor and thank the first responders who protect our communities and the brave men and women serving in the Armed Forces and government agencies who work tirelessly both at home and abroad to prevent another attack against our country.

 

“In particular, I want to recognize the brave men and women of Fairchild Air Force Base and their families for their heroic efforts in the Global War on Terror.  Their commitment and sacrifice allow us to enjoy the day-to-day freedom and privileges of living in the United States.  As a grateful nation, we must continue to keep them in our thoughts and prayers and give them all the support they need.” 

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