Sept. 11, 2009: Congressman Tim Ryan Issues Statement on Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
(Washington, DC) -- Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-17) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
“As we reflect on the heroes who lost their lives that day, we can’t forget the families that were left behind and the valor of the firefighters and police officers who gave their lives in service to our country. Their sacrifice reminds us what heroism is and of our responsibility to give our first responders the tools they need to succeed,” said Congressman Tim Ryan.
“Our work to make America and the world a safer and more secure place isn’t done. We must bring our men and women home from Iraq and Afghanistan safely, responsibly and as soon as possible and we must continue to forward the cause of peace throughout the world.”