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McMorris-Rodgers And Sen. Cantwell Statements On Shooting Of Rep. Giffords

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, released the following statement after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (AZ-08) and 11 others were victims of a shooting today. 

"I am deeply saddened and shocked by the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords today.  This was a senseless act and a national tragedy.  I had the pleasure of knowing Gabby through the Congressional Women's Caucus and as members of the Armed Services Committee. I always found her to be a smart, generous, and committed leader for the people of Arizona and America.  I am praying for Rep. Giffords, all the victims of this terrible tragedy, and their families."

Senator Maria Cantwell released the following statement:

"I am shocked and saddened by the news of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

"An unthinkable tragedy has occurred injuring this bright, talented Congresswoman.

"She is an incredible leader on important 21st century issues of clean energy, border security, and the innovation economy.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and Congressional staff. And our prayers also go out to all those who lost their lives or have been injured by this senseless shooting."

 

 

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