Rep. Pitts' statement on Secretary Powell's resignation
Washington -Congressman Joe Pitts (R, PA-16) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Secretary of State Colin Powell.
"Colin Powell is a national hero and a great American. He has served as our top diplomat during four of the most trying years of this nation's history. I have greatly enjoyed working with him. While I hate to see him leave, I wish him and his family the best. He will be sorely missed."
Congressman Pitts is a member of the House Committee on International Relations. He is Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Human Rights. He is also a Member of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia.