Iran-U.S. reaction from Arkansas politicians; Iran fires missiles at 2 U.S. bases in Iraq


ARKANSAS (KFTA) — Iran attacked two military bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed Tuesday evening, January 7, according to the Pentagon.

The bases are in Baghdad and Erbil.

The Pentagon spokesman said that the missiles were launched from Iran. The missiles launched were in retaliation for the U.S.’s killing of Iranian General Suleimani in Baghdad on January 3.

Senator John Boozman released this statement:

Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR-Dist. 3) — “Praying for the safety of our troops in Iraq and around the globe. One of the greatest differentiators of America is the unyielding commitment our brave men and women in uniform make to defending freedom. Our military and their families exemplify service above self each day.”

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford released this statement;

Rep. Bruce Westerman’s office statement: “The congressman is closely monitoring the situation and will release further comment as more details emerge.”

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released this statement:

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