Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements


Full Name: David B. Vitter
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: National Defense 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 President Barack Obama - 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 General Martin E. Dempsey - 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 President Obama - 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 President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran 12/19/12 Letter to President Barack Obama - 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 3/28/12 Senators Kyl, Vitter, 41 Others Want President to Clarify Position of "Flexibility" on Missile Defense 3/22/12 Letter to Chairman Levin, Chairman Inouye, Ranking Member McCain, and Vice Chairman Cochran 3/20/12 Vitter Grills Air Force Leadership on A-10 Cuts, Plans for Barksdale and Fort Polk 3/12/12 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense 12/13/11 Vitter Secures Commitment from Navy to Create Jobs for SE Louisiana 12/01/11 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 7/21/11 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta 7/12/11 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta 7/07/11 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States 4/13/11 Small Business 12/22/10 Executive Session 12/02/10 Letter to Minority Leader McConnell - New STRAT Treaty 11/18/10 Vitter Condemns Reid's Plans on DREAM Act 10/05/10 Vitter Tours Avondale with Commerce Secretary Locke 8/05/10 Vitter Comments on Vote to Oppose Kagan Nomination 4/15/10 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States