Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to the devastating earthquake in Chile earlier this weekend:
“I am deeply saddened by this weekend’s tragedy in Chile. I extend my condolences to the Chilean people and those in the U.S. who have loved ones in Chile. In these difficult days ahead, the Chilean people should know that America stands with them.
“Chile is a friend and partner to the United States. I am pleased that the Obama Administration stands ready to help the Chilean people rebuild and the Senate will support those efforts."