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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7/18/14 Vitter Lauds Australia's Decision to Repeal Carbon Tax 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/15/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM 6/20/14 Did Hillary Clinton Play Politics with Terrorists? 6/11/14 Vitter Wants House Committee to Dig into Clinton Leadership on Boko Haram Terrorist Threat 6/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government 6/10/14 Vitter: Did State Dept. Mislead on Boko Haram Terrorist Threat Under Clinton Leadership? 6/09/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Boko Haram 6/04/14 Letter to Vincent Gray, Mayor of the District of Columbia - Liu Xiaobo Plaza 4/29/14 Vitter: John Kerry is Part of Blame Israel Crowd 4/18/14 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 4/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act 3/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm 2/25/14 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 12/09/13 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, Dan Coats - Misstep May Benefit Middle East Airlines at U.S. Airlines Expense, Wants Correction 11/26/13 Coats Urges Strict Congressional Oversight of Iran Nuclear Deal 11/26/13 Letter to Senator Menendez and Senator Corker - Iran Agreement 11/25/13 Vitter Statement on Obama's Deal With Iran to Weaken Sanctions 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty 9/24/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran 9/24/13 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 9/05/13 Vitter to Oppose Syria Resolution, Says U.S. Military Action Could Make Situation Worse 8/30/13 Vitter Demands Explicit Congressional Authorization Before Any Military Strike On Syria 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 8/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program 6/20/13 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue 5/07/13 Vitter: Administration Failed in Benghazi Security 3/22/13 Vitter Introduces Budget Amendment to Prohibit GHG Regulations Until China, India & Russia Implement Similar 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 2/26/13 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions 1/18/13 Vitter, Colleagues Urge Reversal of Russian Adoption Ban 12/17/12 Letter to President Obama 11/19/12 Vitter Stands in Support of Israel's Self-Defense 11/16/12 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously 9/14/12 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union 7/19/12 Vitter Extends Condolences to Victims, Families Affected by Terrorist Attacks in Bulgaria 3/28/12 Senators Kyl, Vitter, 41 Others Want President to Clarify Position of "Flexibility" on Missile Defense 12/15/11 Vitter: Drywall Settlement is Good News for Victims 10/06/11 Letter to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State - Opposing a Second United Nations Tower in New York 9/30/11 Vitter Comments on Religious Persecution in Iran 9/22/11 Vitter Statement on Push for Palestinian Statehood at U.N. 8/15/11 Vitter: Administration Needs to Focus on U.S. Resources, Not Brazil's 8/03/11 Letter to the President 7/07/11 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the US Senate - Making Public the Senate Democratic Budget 7/05/11 Vitter, Colleagues Successful in Getting Reid to Cancel Vote on Libya Resolution 6/28/11 Letter to The Honorable Timothy Geithner Secretary of the Treasury 6/22/11 Vitter Comments on President's Afghanistan Speech 6/17/11 Vitter's View: Time to End Bailouts -- Especially to Foreign Countries