Congressman Mitchell Statement on Death of Qassem Soleimani

January 3, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon on the death of Qassem Soleimani:


"Iran has long been an adversary of and has become increasingly belligerent toward the United States and its allies. General Soleimani was the central figure in planning and executing Iran’s destabilizing activities in the region and was responsible for the deaths of thousands of American service members in Iraq and throughout the Middle East. The United States must continue to defend itself and its allies and must be prepared to address any response Iran chooses to pursue."