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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul issued the following statement on the deaths of U.S. servicemembers killed by a drone attack executed by Iranian proxies.

“I am heartbroken that three U.S. servicemembers were killed and 25 others injured in Jordan in a drone attack carried out by Iran-backed militias. My thoughts and prayers are with their families as they grieve their loved ones who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

“Iran’s proxies have launched over 150 attacks on US troops since October, as the Iran-backed Houthis attack global shipping, and Iran-backed Hezbollah and Hamas attack our ally Israel. The Biden administration’s failed Middle East policy has destroyed our deterrence against adversaries in the Middle East. We need a major reset of our Middle East policy to protect our national security interests and restore deterrence.”