Sens. James InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeA third of Congress hasn’t held a town hall — it’s time to take action Anonymous affiliate publishes claimed list of GOP private contact info Wasting America’s nuclear opportunity MORE (R-Okla.) and Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuYou want to recall John McCain? Good luck, it will be impossible CNN producer on new O'Keefe video: Voters are 'stupid,' Trump is 'crazy' CNN's Van Jones: O'Keefe Russia 'nothingburger' video 'a hoax' MORE (D-La.) lead the bipartisan effort and sent a letter to Obama asking him to renew his commitment to finding and arresting Kony.

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“The LRA has terrorized civilians for nearly three decades, accounting for the deaths of at least 100,000 people and the displacement of more than 400,000,” lawmakers wrote. “The U.S. must stay committed to the mission or risk reversing hard-won gains, and so we respectfully request that the White House reiterate its support for ongoing missions to eradicate the LRA in Africa.”

Obama sent U.S. military and intelligence agents to the region to aid central African countries in the capture of Kony. Landrieu and Inhofe said those U.S. advisers have succeeded in decreasing the number of LRA attacks in the region.

“Recent U.S. involvement has led to the capture of two senior LRA commanders and the defection of nearly 15 percent of LRA’s soldiers,” Inhofe said Thursday. “It is imperative that the U.S. remains engaged in this effort to put an end to the terrorism Kony has caused throughout the continent.”

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