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Senate Proceeding on Dec 22nd, 2010 :: 1:48:10 to 1:49:30
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David Vitter

1:48:07 to 1:48:27( Edit History Discussion )

David Vitter: of how long the senator thinks he might speak up the next -- mr. vitter: five minutes. mr. kerry: i ask unanimous consent that when the senate is finished, the senator from florida, senator nelson, being recognized for five minutes. the presiding officer: is there without objection, so ordered. mr. kerry: i thank my colleague. thank you. mr. vitter: mr. president,

David Vitter

1:48:10 to 1:49:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Vitter

David Vitter

1:48:28 to 1:48:49( Edit History Discussion )

David Vitter: fourth and finally, major but ultimately inadequate progress on nuclear modernization. now, major progress has been made during the ratification debate on the administration's commitment and concrete plans for nuclear modernization. and i thank everyone who has helped produce that, particularly the leader in that effort, senator jon kyl, for his

David Vitter

1:48:50 to 1:49:10( Edit History Discussion )

David Vitter: work which again did produce real progress. but ultimately neither the specificity of the administration's commitment, including on the nuclear triad issue, nor the proposed schedule is adequate for our security needs and so i'll certainly continue fighting to get where we need to be on that.

David Vitter

1:49:11 to 1:49:31( Edit History Discussion )

David Vitter: so, in closing, mr. president, i urge my colleagues to look hard at this treaty and to really ask the only ultimate question: does it make us less secure or more secure? i think, clearly, for the four major reasons i've outlined, and

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