01.08.20

Gardner Statement on Iran’s Missile Attack Targeting U.S. Forces

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement regarding Iran’s attacks on two bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq.

“I condemn the ballistic missile attacks from Iran against bases in Iraq hosting U.S. troops. No one wants war with Iran and I urge Tehran to de-escalate immediately. The Administration must continue taking all necessary steps to keep our troops, diplomats and country safe, and to regularly consult with Congress on next steps,” said Senator Gardner.

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.