Newark, NJ - US Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement:  

“My heart and my prayers are with the loved ones of the American service members and Afghan civilians who were killed in the acts of terrorism earlier today in Afghanistan. 

“The American heroes who were killed today undoubtedly saved the lives of many more, their enduring legacy will be one of service and sacrifice. 

“I strongly condemn this act of terror and vow to work alongside my colleagues and the Biden Administration to find those responsible and hold them accountable. 

“I commend and am deeply grateful to the brave U.S. service members and diplomats working to continue the evacuation.”