Washington—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

“I mourn the four brave Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice in Syria and my heart breaks for their families and loved ones. We all want to see our men and women in uniform out of harm’s way so that there would be no more tragedies like this one. But this horrific attack reminds us that ISIS has not been defeated, and I’m deeply concerned that the Administration’s announced withdrawal may embolden what remains of that dangerous organization. In the days ahead, the Foreign Affairs Committee will seek answers about this deadly attack and about the Administration’s troubling policies.”

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