Chairman Crowley Statement on Terrorist Attack in Manhattan

October 31, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in lower Manhattan:

“America is heartbroken after a needless act of terror took the lives of innocent men and women. This was a cowardly attack designed to inflict fear upon us. But no act of terrorism will break our resolve or our spirit. We stand united as a city and as a country in the face of terror and with the victims of this tragedy.  My thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of the victims and those injured. All of America grieves with you tonight.

“My deep appreciation and prayers are also with all the members of the NYPD and the first responders on the scene. Their bravery is unmatched, and we are thankful for their efforts to ensure the safety of our city and its people.”