Iraq War Veteran And Texas 17 Republican Congressional Candidate Van Taylor Cites Iraq Election As "Progress Towards Rooting Out Terrorism"
WACO - Van Taylor, a businessman who served as a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps and fought in the war to liberate Iraq today cited the elections in Iraq as progress towards rooting out terrorism.
"Today, ballots are being counted in Iraq after the successful completion of elections. As a Marine who fought in Iraq, I dreamed of this day. It is an historic event for every American and every Iraqi. Each ballot cast is a step closer to a more stable Iraq and a safer America," said Taylor. "This remarkable election means America has made progress towards rooting out terrorism and those who want to endanger the lives of Americans. Iraqi voters risked their lives to replace tyranny with democracy. "
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