Congressman Donald Norcross

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NJ Lawmakers Offer Support for Troops After Iran Missile Attack

Jan 8, 2020
In The News

WPG Talk Radio. By Dan Alexander

Most in New Jersey's congressional delegation temporarily tempered their criticism of President Donald Trump and offered support for U.S. troops apparently targeted by Iran in a missile attack by Iran on Tuesday night.

The Iranians fired a total of 15 missiles, two U.S. officials said. Ten hit Ain al-Asad and one the base in Irbil. Four failed, said the officials, who were not authorized to speak publicly about a military operation.

Two Iraqi security officials said at least one of the missiles appeared to have struck a plane at the Ain al-Asad base, igniting a fire. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the attacks, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity as they had no permission to talk to journalists.

...Rep. Donald Norcross of the 1st Congressional District offered prayers "or our military personnel, diplomats & their families."

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