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Sharply Divided Reaction Resounds After Deadly US Airstrike

Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., speaks with reporters in Washington. (File Photo)

A torrent of sharp objections and resounding praise continued Friday in reaction to the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran’s Quds Force commander, Qassem Soleimani, and heralded a new and heightened phase of conflict between Washington and Tehran.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, hailed the outcome, saying, “This morning, Iran’s master terrorist is dead.”

Speaking from the chamber as lawmakers prepared to return to Washington, McConnell added, “The architect and chief engineer for the world’s most active state sponsor of terrorism has been removed from the battlefield at the hand of the United States read more >>>

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