Statement on Nice, France Terrorist Attack

Friday, July 15, 2016 – Once again Islamic extremism has influenced an attack against innocent civilians. We extend our condolences to the families of nearly 80 murdered victims in France. I’ve worked with the French military and know them to be strong allies. The attacks yesterday fell on France, but this is a worldwide threat,…

Statement on Istanbul, Turkey Terrorist Attack

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – Following yesterday’s terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, the third-largest airport in Europe, Don Bacon issued the following statement: “Our condolences and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of those killed and injured in Istanbul. We wish the injured a speedy recovery. Turkey has been our NATO ally…

Don Bacon Statement on Iranian Nuclear Deal

I’ve spent the last few days studying the proposed nuclear agreement with Iran.  It deserved careful consideration.  I’ve concluded this agreement is wrong for America and our allies. The one benefit of the proposal is that it will make it harder for Iran to quickly obtain a nuclear weapon.  However, the administration acknowledges that Iran…

Bacon Statement on ACA Ruling

June 25, 2015 – Today, retired Brigadier General and Republican candidate for U.S. Congress Don Bacon released the following statement about the King v. Burwell SCOTUS Decision: “The Supreme Court decision today on ACA was bad news for America and Nebraska. The Court took the simple English that was written nine times in the ACA…

Bacon announces support for “Pain-Capable Unborn Protection Act,” voices disappointment in Ashford flip-flop

Today, Don Bacon, a Republican congressional candidate for Nebraska’s 2nd district, voiced support for The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which is a ban on abortion of an unborn child who has been alive for 20 weeks or longer.   Last night, United States House of Representatives passed this bill and similar legislation is being considered…

Don Bacon Speaks Out On Ashford Stumble At Committee Hearing: “I Will Be Ready Day One”

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – Today, former Brigadier General Don Bacon, a Republican candidate for Congress in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, commented on incumbent Democrat Brad Ashford’s recent stumble during a House subcommittee hearing. Major General Harencak, the Assistant Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration in Headquarters, Air Force, was one of…