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Senate Proceeding on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 5:56:30 to 5:58:34
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John McCain

5:56:26 to 5:56:46( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: speaks, and i hope that is the case, given our schedule. i yield the floor. mr. mccain: mr. president? senator from arizona. mr. mccain: i rise in support of the lieberman amendment expressing the sense of the senate that the united states government should continue developing and planning for the proposed deployments of elements of a ground-based midcourse defense system.

John McCain

5:56:30 to 5:58:34( Edit History Discussion )
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John McCain

5:56:47 to 5:57:07( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: i want to thank the senator from connecticut for this amendment, his willingness to work with all parties, which will then allow us to voice vote this very important amendment. and, obviously, we -- lot of strong feelings on the

John McCain

5:57:08 to 5:57:28( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: issue of missile defense in europe, and i amendment addresses and expresses our concerns and our goals, including a midcourse dar in the czech republic and ground-based interceptors in poland,s well as the reservation of funds for the development and deployment of missile defense systems in

John McCain

5:57:29 to 5:57:49( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: europe. as rogue nations, north korea and in, push the in-- including north korea and iran, push the envelope in developing weapons capable of reaching america and its allies, we must develop the systems to counter such efforts. inha

John McCain

5:57:50 to 5:58:11( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: defense systems in europe is an essential component to addressing rogue state and in-theater threats we face and expect to face in the future. as iran works to develop ballistic missiles' capabilities of all ranges, the united states must reaffirm its commitments to its allies and develop and

John McCain

5:58:12 to 5:58:33( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: deploy systems. the iranian missile threat is real and growing. during the nato summit in bucharest, in april of 2008, the allies cited the threat of ballistic missile proliferation as one of great concern to their forces, territory and populations. missile defense in europe,

John McCain

5:58:34 to 5:58:36( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: according to nato,

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