Washington, DC (WIBX) - Congressman Richard Hanna has issued a statement on the death of Osama Bin Laden.

Hanna says he commends President Obama for leading the successful operation that began under President George W Bush nearly a decade ago.

The Barneveld Republican says quote -- "our American soliders have remained relentless in this quest  because American does not give up.  This is testimony to the dedication of our brave men and women in uniform."

Hanna says also says no matter how long it takes, American has proven it will pursue justice at all costs.