SMUCKER STATEMENT ON SOLEIMANI STRIKE

January 3, 2020
Press Release

Washington DC- “Iran’s most powerful general, Qasem Soleimani has been allowed to run amuck reigning terror for the last 20 years - Leading to the killing of hundreds of American service members in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and beyond. The Quds and other forces Soleimani controls are designated terrorist organizations. On the day President Trump ordered the strike, Soleimani was in Iraq-15 miles from our U.S. Military base in Baghdad, plotting to kill many more Americans.’’ Smucker said.

“The safety and security of the American people at home and abroad should be the central focus of our foreign policy. I support President Trump for taking decisive action against General Soleimani and sending a clear message to those that threaten American lives- It will never be tolerated.” Smucker Concluded.

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