Rep. John Katko Statement on Attack in Nice, France

Syracuse, NY – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the below statement following the terrorist attack in Nice, France:

“Following the deadly terrorist attack in Nice, my heart goes out to all of the victims, their families, the first responders, and the people of France during this incredibly difficult time.  We stand in solidarity with our ally, France, and must unite to prevent these horrific attacks.  As Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee’s Task Force on Combating Foreign Fighter Travel, I recognize that there is more we must do to counter terrorism both at home and abroad and I am committed to continuing my efforts to do so in Congress.”

Congressman John Katko serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security, where he chairs the Transportation Security Subcommittee.  He represents the 24th Congressional District of New York, which includes all of Onondaga, Cayuga, and Wayne Counties and the western portion of Oswego County.  For more information, please visit or