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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: David B. Vitter
Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Wendy; 4 Children: Sophie, Lise, Airey, Jack
Birth Date: 05/03/1961
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Metairie, LA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 14, 2014 Vitter Meetings Get Army Commitment to Keep Ft. Polk Hospital Open
March 7, 2014 Vitter: Fork Polk, Barksdale Must Remain Priorities for Defense Department
Feb. 24, 2014 Vitter Fights to Protect Louisiana Military Bases from Budget Cuts
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
Sept. 6, 2013 From David's Desk: August 2013 Roundup
Sept. 3, 2013 Daily Comet - Local Lawmakers Want More Details
Aug. 8, 2013 Canceling of Obama's Russia Trip Underscores Need to Keep U.S. Nuclear Deterrent Capabilities Intact
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
June 25, 2013 Fleming and Vitter React to Fort Polk Announcement
June 19, 2013 Vitter Comments on Obama's Plan to Shrink Strategic Nuclear Force
June 14, 2013 Vitter Secures Key Provisions for Louisiana in Defense Authorization
May 29, 2013 Letter to Governor Jindal - Remedy Camp Minden Munitions
May 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 7, 2013 Vitter to be "No" Vote on Hagel Nomination
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Oct. 5, 2012 Letter to Secretary Panetta
Oct. 5, 2012 Senators Call for Eliminating Pentagon Waste
Oct. 5, 2012 Udall, Colleagues Call on Defense Secretary to Eliminate Pentagon Waste
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Aug. 31, 2012 Vitter Secures Commitment to Keep Global Strike Command at Barksdale
May 24, 2012 Vitter Successfully Halts Proposed Cuts to A-10's at Barksdale
March 28, 2012 Senators Kyl, Vitter, 41 Others Want President to Clarify Position of "Flexibility" on Missile Defense
March 22, 2012 Letter to Chairman Levin, Chairman Inouye, Ranking Member McCain, and Vice Chairman Cochran
March 20, 2012 Vitter Grills Air Force Leadership on A-10 Cuts, Plans for Barksdale and Fort Polk
March 12, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 13, 2011 Vitter Secures Commitment from Navy to Create Jobs for SE Louisiana
Dec. 1, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
July 7, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
April 13, 2011 Small Business
Dec. 22, 2010 Executive Session
Dec. 2, 2010 Letter to Minority Leader McConnell - New STRAT Treaty
Nov. 18, 2010 Vitter Condemns Reid's Plans on DREAM Act
Oct. 5, 2010 Vitter Tours Avondale with Commerce Secretary Locke
Aug. 5, 2010 Vitter Comments on Vote to Oppose Kagan Nomination
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
Dec. 2, 2009 Vitter Comments on President's Afghanistan Announcement
Sept. 17, 2009 Vitter Statement on President Obama's Missile Defense Shield Plan
July 22, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 16, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
June 18, 2009 Vitter Applauds Final Selection of Barksdale as Home of Global Strike Command
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Strategic Forces Programs In Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program
May 22, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommitte Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - "Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program"
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