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Statements from Yarmuth, Guthrie and Chandler regarding shooting

by WHAS11 Web Producer


Posted on January 8, 2011 at 9:38 PM

Updated Saturday, Jan 8 at 10:41 PM

January 8, 2011

Yarmuth Statement on Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

(Louisville, KY) - Today, Congressman John Yarmuth released the following statement after the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords:

“This was a shocking and cowardly act of violence against a dedicated public servant and a dear friend. Gabby is a member of our extremely close class of 2006 and we are devastated by this tragic event. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and her staff - as well as with the loved ones of the other innocent victims who were also shot today.


January 8, 2011

Guthrie Statement on Congresswoman Giffords

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement, today, Saturday, January 8, 2011, on the senseless attack on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and members of her staff today in Tucson, AZ:

“I was shocked to learn of the senseless attack today on Congresswoman Giffords. My prayers are with Gabby, her family, her staff, all who were injured, and their families.  

“Gabby is a wonderful person who is always extremely friendly and works tirelessly to serve the people of Arizona and the country.”


Chandler Statement on Congresswoman Giffords

WASHINGTON (January 8, 2011)

“Congresswoman Giffords is a leader in the House, a force in the Blue Dog Coalition, a strong advocate for her constituents, and I have been proud to call her my friend in Congress. My prayers go out to Gabby, her family, her staff and the others injured today in this senseless act of violence.”