Schiff statement on the death of Osama bin Laden

Washington, DC - Tonight, Rep. Adam Schiff released the following statement:

"At long last, the world is rid of a despicable mass murderer and the victims of September 11th have obtained a measure of justice. This is a tremendous day for the men and women of our armed forces, our intelligence agencies and all Americans.

"I would like to offer congratulations to President Obama, his national security team and to the team that executed the operation. As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, I have been privileged to work with the men and women of our Intelligence Community.  Their dedication and professionalism are extraordinary.

"This is not the end of the struggle against al Qaeda, and we must redouble our vigilance in the days ahead.  But after a decade of waiting, this is wonderful news."