U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), a Member of House Republican Leadership, today released the following statement in response to the damaging 7.2-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey on Sunday:
"I offer my sincere condolences to the families who have lost loved ones during the largest earthquake to hit Turkey in over a decade. I wish a speedy recovery to the thousands who were injured, and commend the rescue teams and all who have bravely aided the victims of this tragic earthquake. During this devastating time, I proudly stand with the American people in offering assistance and support to our Turkish ally."