For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Jerilyn Goodman 608-251-8737 
jerilyn.goodman@mail.house.gov

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin

Statement of Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin On the Announced Troop Surge in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - The following statement can be attributed to Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI):

“In 2001, I voted to authorize the use of force to bring to
justice those responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

I believe our current actions in Afghanistan and President
Obama’s proposal for moving forward bear little resemblance to that
original, narrowly-focused mission. 

I cannot endorse a military surge in Afghanistan
and Pakistan. 
It’s time for our troops to come home.”

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