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Hastings’ Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Paris

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Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 13, 2015 | comments

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris, France:

“Words cannot express how horrified I was to learn of this evening’s terrorist attacks in Paris.  My thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims and their families.  While many of the details are still yet unknown, I stand shoulder-to-shoulder in solidarity with the French people.  These senseless acts of terrorism can never be understood, we must find strength in knowing that justice will ultimately prevail, and those responsible will be held accountable for their horrific and cowardly actions.   Tonight, I offer my deepest sympathies to the people of France during this dark hour, and stand united with them in prayer.”

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings serves as Senior Member of the House Rules Committee, Ranking Democratic Member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and Co-Chairman of the Florida Delegation.

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