Pelosi Statement on the Release of American P.O.W. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

May 31, 2014
Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the announcement that U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been released by the Taliban in Afghanistan:

“Today is a joyful day for our nation.  As Sgt. Bergdahl returns home, we join in celebrating his safe return, and in expressing our gratitude for the relentless dedication of all the service members, intelligence officers, and diplomats who worked so hard to make this day a reality.  We also acknowledge the international partners who worked to secure Sgt. Bergdahl's release, especially our Qatari partners.  I commend President Obama for his strong leadership in ensuring that the United States delivered on its most solemn vow to our men and women in uniform: that we leave no one behind.”

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