WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall talked with radio reporters today about the killing of Osama bin Laden and his recent small business and economic development tour in New Mexico. For the audio, click here.
Below is a time key of Senator Udall’s remarks:
00:00 – Udall opens the conversation by expressing his congratulations to military and intelligence forces for their successful mission that resulted in the killing of Osama bin Laden, calling it a historic moment for America and the world. He also gave a brief re-cap of his small business and economic development tour that reached 12 counties across the state.
02:53 – Talks about the need to stick to an accelerated transition from Afghanistan.
04:10 – Responds to a question about increased security in the U.S. after the death of bin Laden.
04:53 – Discusses upcoming work in the Senate, which will include debate about raising the debt ceiling and the development of a budget for the upcoming fiscal year.