Carly Fiorina Issues Statement on Senate Confirmation of General David Petraeus
June 30, 2010

SACRAMENTO, CA – U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina today issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s 99-0 vote to confirm General David Petraeus as the new military commander in Afghanistan:

“I have great respect and admiration for General Petraeus. He is among the finest military leaders serving this nation, and I commend the Senate for its unanimous action to confirm him today as the next commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. It is imperative that we remain committed to a winning strategy in Afghanistan that stabilizes the situation and defeats the enemy. General Petraeus’s on-the-ground insight and leadership will be vital to achieving that goal.”