Alexander Statement on Senate Confirmation of Gen. Petraeus

Posted on June 30, 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement following the Senate’s unanimous confirmation of General David Petraeus to lead the war in Afghanistan:

“I can think of no one better to lead our mission in Afghanistan than General Petraeus, who led the successful surge in Iraq and who Americans – and our allies and enemies alike – know and respect as a formidable military leader.”