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By Brandon Cline
Managing Editor 

County's federal representatives react to killing of Iranian general


Last updated 1/8/2020 at 5:02pm

Adams County’s federal representatives had a mixed reaction to the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani on Jan. 3, mostly falling along party lines.

Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force, was killed in the early morning hours of Jan. 3 in Iraq, the evening of Jan. 2 in the U.S. He and nine others died after a U.S. drone fired several missiles at two vehicles that were driving on an access road at the Baghdad International Airport.

Following the attack, President Donald Trump asserted that Soleimani had been plotting future a...

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