May 01, 2011

Manchin Statement on Announcement on Bin Laden's Death

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) issued the following statement following the news that the United States killed Sept. 11 mastermind Osama bin Laden: 

“Osama bin Laden's death is a historic and just victory for this nation. I congratulate the President and salute the brave men and women in our armed services and the intelligence community for their courage, persistence and dedication in carrying out this mission. 

“Finally, I hope that this nation and the families of those who lost loved ones on September 11 can take solace in the fact that justice was indeed served today.”