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Senate Proceeding on Dec 22nd, 2010 :: 3:11:00 to 3:12:55
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Jeff Sessions

3:10:55 to 3:11:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: mr. sessions: just briefly on the remarks about the missile defense. i've served as chairman of that subcommittee and ranking member and been involved with it quite a few years. i like the language that affirms the continued development of the

Jeff Sessions

3:11:00 to 3:12:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

3:11:16 to 3:11:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: two-stage, ground-based interceptor. and then i guess i accept the language that says, "as a technological and strategic hedge." but i would just say to my colleagues, the reason we're at this point is because during the

Jeff Sessions

3:11:38 to 3:11:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: negotiations with the russians concerning the new start treaty, the administration, responding to russian objections about missile defense, which were so unfounded and i could never fathom, the administration agreed in september of last year unilaterally to the utter

Jeff Sessions

3:11:59 to 3:12:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: surprise of -- of poland and czech republic, they canceled the planned two-stage g.b.i. that was to be deployed in 2016 in poland. it was a great embarrassment to our allies. they have been negotiating with us for many years on this project.

Jeff Sessions

3:12:21 to 3:12:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: they stood firm for it. the administration then promised this phase 4 sb-3 block ii-b, but it was not on the drawing board and cannot be completed until 2020, if the congress can fund it over the decade, and the president certainly won't be in

Jeff Sessions

3:12:42 to 3:12:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: office at that time. i'm uneasy about this whole matter of defense. i think the administration made a colossal error in giving up on the planned two-stage strategic policy, but this language is --

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