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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
June 20, 2014 Did Hillary Clinton Play Politics with Terrorists?
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 11, 2014 Vitter Wants House Committee to Dig into Clinton Leadership on Boko Haram Terrorist Threat
June 10, 2014 Vitter: Did State Dept. Mislead on Boko Haram Terrorist Threat Under Clinton Leadership?
June 9, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Boko Haram
June 4, 2014 Letter to Vincent Gray, Mayor of the District of Columbia - Liu Xiaobo Plaza
April 29, 2014 Vitter: John Kerry is Part of Blame Israel Crowd
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, Dan Coats - Misstep May Benefit Middle East Airlines at U.S. Airlines Expense, Wants Correction
Nov. 26, 2013 Coats Urges Strict Congressional Oversight of Iran Nuclear Deal
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Senator Menendez and Senator Corker - Iran Agreement
Nov. 25, 2013 Vitter Statement on Obama's Deal With Iran to Weaken Sanctions
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 5, 2013 Vitter to Oppose Syria Resolution, Says U.S. Military Action Could Make Situation Worse
Aug. 30, 2013 Vitter Demands Explicit Congressional Authorization Before Any Military Strike On Syria
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
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
May 7, 2013 Vitter: Administration Failed in Benghazi Security
March 22, 2013 Vitter Introduces Budget Amendment to Prohibit GHG Regulations Until China, India & Russia Implement Similar
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 26, 2013 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions
Jan. 18, 2013 Vitter, Colleagues Urge Reversal of Russian Adoption Ban
Dec. 17, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 19, 2012 Vitter Stands in Support of Israel's Self-Defense
Nov. 16, 2012 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
July 19, 2012 Vitter Extends Condolences to Victims, Families Affected by Terrorist Attacks in Bulgaria
March 28, 2012 Senators Kyl, Vitter, 41 Others Want President to Clarify Position of "Flexibility" on Missile Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Vitter: Drywall Settlement is Good News for Victims
Oct. 6, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State United States Department of State
Sept. 30, 2011 Vitter Comments on Religious Persecution in Iran
Sept. 22, 2011 Vitter Statement on Push for Palestinian Statehood at U.N.
Aug. 15, 2011 Vitter: Administration Needs to Focus on U.S. Resources, Not Brazil's
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
July 7, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate
July 5, 2011 Vitter, Colleagues Successful in Getting Reid to Cancel Vote on Libya Resolution
June 28, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Timothy Geithner Secretary of the Treasury
June 22, 2011 Vitter Comments on President's Afghanistan Speech
June 17, 2011 Vitter's View: Time to End Bailouts -- Especially to Foreign Countries
June 16, 2011 Vitter Meets with Gary Locke, Ambassador to China Nominee
June 16, 2011 Senate Republicans Offer Amendment to Stop $108 Billion Bailout to Foreign Countries
June 13, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
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