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Washington D.C. – At a weekly House Republican press conference, Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) discussed President Trump’s decision to rid the world of a dangerous terrorist directly linked to the killing of thousands of innocent people, and emphasized that this is the time for our country to speak with one voice.

Highlights as prepared are below, or watch online here.

“The resolve of our nation, the resilience of our men and women in uniform, and our commitment to stand up for what is right continues to make America the greatest country on earth.

“Last night was no different – our troops in Iraq stood their ground, bracing for the unknown.

“This morning, we wake to the welcome news that there were no U.S. casualties.

“…Over the last week we continue to see that under this administration the strength of our foreign policy has made us safer, stronger, and more respected around the world.

“…This is the time for all of us to speak with one voice.