Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

Representing the 1st District of Nebraska

Fortenberry Statement on Egypt Bombing

Nov 27, 2017
Press Release

(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement about the terrorist attack on an Egyptian mosque:

“In the aftermath of this horrific terrorist attack, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to our Egyptian friends. As we mourn with all those who lost their loved ones, especially the families and neighbors of the hundreds of peaceful Sufi worshipers that ISIS massacred, we together can know that dark forces will not conquer our common humanity and desire for peaceful relations among all peoples. The United States stands in solidarity with the Egyptian people in their shock and sorrow."

Fortenberry serves on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations. He is Co-Chair of the Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus, and Co-Chair of the Congressional Friends of Egypt Caucus.

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