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Senate Proceeding on Dec 21st, 2010 :: 2:33:00 to 2:35:04
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Bob Corker

2:32:56 to 2:33:16( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: it's a real testament to senator so with that, i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee is recognized. mr. corker: mr. president, i

Bob Corker

2:33:00 to 2:35:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

2:33:17 to 2:33:39( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: know that today is a pretty monumental day as it relates to the start treaty that we have been discussing for some time, and tomorrow will be a big day in that regard, too, and there is nothing that i think most of us care about more than our country being secure. i've got two daughters that are 21 and 23, a wonderful wife, extended family like every

Bob Corker

2:33:40 to 2:34:02( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: member in this room, and there is nothing that i take more seriously than making sure that our country is secure. and so as a member of the foreign relations committee when we entered into discussions regarding the start treaty, i attended 11 of the 12 hearings. i have been in multiple classified meetings. i have spoken with military

Bob Corker

2:34:03 to 2:34:24( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: leaders across our country. i have been in so many intelligence briefings, i have begun to speak like an intelligence officer. so, mr. president, i have taken this responsibility very, very seriously. i want to say that there are numbers of people that obviously are still making up their mind regarding this treaty, and

Bob Corker

2:34:25 to 2:34:47( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: that's why i came to the floor. one of the things that we do when we end up ratifying a treaty is we have something called a resolution of ratification, and no doubt this treaty was negotiated by the president and his team, the secretary of state and others who work with secretary clinton,

Bob Corker

2:34:48 to 2:35:06( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: and no doubt that is done by people on the other side of the aisle. but what i'd like to bring people's attention to today is this: whenever we ratify a treaty, we do so, we do so through something called a resolution of ratification, and for those who might not have

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