Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
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Issue Position: National Defense 2/27/15 Vitter, Fleming Announce 4-Star General Nomination for Global Strike Command 2/19/15 Louisiana Delegation Invites General To Discuss Fort Polk Combat Reductions 2/12/15 Vitter Urges Defense Secretary Nominee to Support Fort Polk, Barksdale 2/05/15 Letter to General Roger L. Cloutier, Director of Force Management, Army Pentagon - Future of Fort Polk 1/08/15 Vitter Meets with Air Force Officials, Pushes Four-Star Recognition for Barksdale's Global Strike Command 1/02/15 Vitter Fights to Protect Louisiana Military Bases, Strengthen National Security 12/30/14 From David's Desk: 2014 in Review 12/19/14 Vitter: Army Reverses Disgraceful Retirement Policies 12/12/14 Vitter Secures 15 Provisions for Louisiana, Ft. Polk, and Barksdale in Defense Authorization 11/24/14 Vitter Statement on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Resignation 10/20/14 Vitter Named "Champion of National Security" by Center for Security Policy 10/15/14 Vitter to Testify at Louisiana House Homeland Security Hearing Tomorrow on Camp Minden, Border Security 9/23/14 Vitter Statement on U.S. Airstrikes Against ISIS 7/29/14 Vitter to Continue Blocking Army Nominee Until Explosives Removed from Camp Minden 7/17/14 Vitter to Block Army Nominee Until They Clean Up Mess at Camp Minden 7/17/14 Letter to Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Camp Minden Cleanup 7/09/14 Vitter Pledges to Continue Support for Maintaining Troop Levels at Fort Polk 6/04/14 Vitter Briefed on Bergdahl, Terrorist Swap 6/02/14 Vitter: Release of Taliban Detainees Terribly Dangerous 5/29/14 Vitter Announces Global Strike Command at Barksdale Recommended for Four-Star Position 5/27/14 Vitter Prevents Prioritizing Illegal Immigrants over Legal Citizens in Defense Bill 5/23/14 Vitter Secures Provisions for Louisiana in Defense Authorization 4/14/14 Vitter Meetings Get Army Commitment to Keep Ft. Polk Hospital Open 3/07/14 Vitter: Fork Polk, Barksdale Must Remain Priorities for Defense Department 2/24/14 Vitter Fights to Protect Louisiana Military Bases from Budget Cuts 11/13/13 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued 9/24/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran 9/06/13 From David's Desk: August 2013 Roundup 9/03/13 Daily Comet - Local Lawmakers Want More Details 8/08/13 Canceling of Obama's Russia Trip Underscores Need to Keep U.S. Nuclear Deterrent Capabilities Intact 8/05/13 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad 6/25/13 Fleming and Vitter React to Fort Polk Announcement 6/19/13 Vitter Comments on Obama's Plan to Shrink Strategic Nuclear Force 6/14/13 Vitter Secures Key Provisions for Louisiana in Defense Authorization 5/29/13 Letter to Governor Jindal - Remedy Camp Minden Munitions 5/20/13 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections 3/19/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel 2/21/13 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination 2/14/13 Executive Session 1/31/13 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel 1/07/13 Vitter to be "No" Vote on Hagel Nomination 12/21/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran 12/19/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran 10/05/12 Senators Call for Eliminating Pentagon Waste 10/05/12 Udall, Colleagues Call on Defense Secretary to Eliminate Pentagon Waste 10/05/12 Letter to Secretary Panetta 9/14/12 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union 8/31/12 Vitter Secures Commitment to Keep Global Strike Command at Barksdale 5/24/12 Vitter Successfully Halts Proposed Cuts to A-10's at Barksdale