Hunter Statement on Unanimous Senate Confirmation of Lieutenant General Petraeus

Jan 25, 2007
Press Release

Contact: Josh Holly (202) 226-3988

            Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today regarding the unanimous Senate confirmation of Lt. General David Petraeus as the Commander of Multi-National Forces Iraq and his promotion to the rank of General.

            “General Petraeus is enormously talented and has a deep level of experience in the Iraq theater.   With his promotion to the rank of general, General Petraeus takes command of the American mission at a critical time.  My colleagues on the Armed Services Committee and I know Dave Petraeus well and have great confidence in his ability to achieve success.”