U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan offers condolences to the victims of the Belgium attacks, says the terrorist threat must be defeated ''together.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday (March 22) urged international cooperation in response to a series of attacks in Belgium that have left at least 34 people dead and many injured. "As our countries have always done, we must confront this threat together. We must defend democracy, and defeat terror," Ryan told reporters. Police in major U.S. cities have stepped up security after the attacks on an airport and subway in Brussels, though Ryan said there was no evidence of specific threats to the United States.