Stauber Statement Regarding Death of Terrorist Leader Qassem Soleimani

January 3, 2020
Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the below statement following the news that a strike conducted by American forces killed Iranian terrorist leader Qassem Soleimani.

"Qassem Soleimani was a leading sponsor of terrorism, responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands, including hundreds of patriotic American service members. The President’s decisive action has brought justice to Soleimani and our world is safer without this deadly terrorist. We as a country are grateful to the heroic men and women in uniform who helped carry out this critical mission. As we head into the new year, our nation and allies must stand unified and resolute in the fight against terrorism. Freedom must always triumph over terror."