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STATEMENT FROM U.S. REP. JOHN KATKO REGARDING ATTACK IN NEW YORK CITY

November 1, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24), Member of the House Homeland Security Committee and Chairman of the Transportation & Protective Security Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding today’s attack in Manhattan:

Tonight, we mourn the lives lost in Manhattan and pray for all who were injured. This brutal attack is a solemn reminder that we must remain ever vigilant in our fight against terrorism.  As with any suspected act of terror, we must allow law enforcement and our intelligence community to do their jobs and pursue every lead in this investigation. As a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, I'm committed to fighting to keep our country safe and will continue to work in a bipartisan manner to advance policies to prevent global terrorism from reaching our shores. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and loved ones of all affected by this horrific act.

Congressman John Katko represents the 24th Congressional District of New York, which includes all of Onondaga, Cayuga, and Wayne Counties and the western portion of Oswego County.  For more information visit https://katko.house.gov or www.facebook.com/RepJohnKatko.

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