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McCollum Supports President's Decision to Appoint General David Petraeus to Lead U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

June 24, 2010
Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following statement on President Obama's decision to appoint General David Petraeus to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

"I support President Obama's decision. General Petraeus is an extremely capable military leader. I have full confidence in his ability to execute the President's strategy in Afghanistan."

Congresswoman Betty McCollum serves on the House Appropriations and Budget Committees.