Senator Scott Statement on Brussels Attacks

Charleston, SC – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the terror attacks that took place in Brussels, Belgium earlier today.

“It is heartbreaking to see so many innocent lives taken, and we stand with the people of Belgium today. Terror groups and Islamic terrorists value death above life, and we have seen the manifestation of their values over the past six months in San Bernardino, Paris and now Brussels.

We must redouble our efforts to build partnerships around the world to tackle the scourge of terrorism, and to keep innocent people everywhere safe. This includes looking at our own vulnerabilities, and improving our own visa and refugee systems to ensure terror groups are not able to extend their footprint in America. The United States must step up and lead – we are seeing the tragic consequences of what happens when we don’t.”