Langevin Statement on Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Oct 27, 2019 Issues: Armed Services

WARWICK, RI - Congressman Jim Langevin (RI-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi:

“We owe immense gratitude to the intelligence community and our highly trained special operations forces for their courage and professionalism carrying out an extremely dangerous mission. I congratulate our forces for successfully bringing down Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS and the world’s most dangerous terrorist, and I thank them for their ongoing efforts to keep the American people safe.”