Issa Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden

Published: May 2, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista, CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and previously a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence from 2006 until 2009, released the following statement on the news that Osama Bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation in Pakistan:

“Osama Bin Laden’s death at the hands of American forces is a fitting end to the world’s most notorious terrorist. While we celebrate this accomplishment and express our thanks for the efforts of our military, intelligence agencies, diplomatic corps, and allies we must remain mindful that other dangerous terrorists still remain at large. The killing of Bin Laden should serve as a reminder that those who engage in terrorism should not expect to meet justice at a day in court, but rather at any second of any night wherever they may try to hide. It is also a reminder of tragic losses caused by terrorism and an important time to keep victims and others who have suffered in our prayers.”