Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Biographical

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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7/03/14 Happy 4th of July 6/25/14 Vitter Continues Efforts to Elevate Global Strike Command to Four-Star Position 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 1/28/14 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System 9/20/13 Vitter Urges Air Force Secretary Nominee to Address Religious Freedom 5/20/13 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections 8/01/12 Vitter Secures Air Force Chief Nominee Commitment to Keep Global Strike Command at Barksdale 7/21/11 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta 7/12/11 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta 6/22/11 Vitter Comments on President's Afghanistan Speech 4/08/11 Vitter Co-sponsors Bill to Ensure Military Pay 4/04/11 Vitter: KSM Military Commission Right Move by Obama 3/08/11 Vitter on Terror Trials: WH Needs to be More Clear 11/19/10 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General 9/17/10 Vitter Comments on Navy Announcement on Avondale 4/23/10 Vitter Advocates for Corps Reform on Senate Floor 3/26/10 Vitter Objects to Walsh Promotion Over Corps Concerns 11/20/09 Vitter's View: Treating Gitmo Detainees as Terrorists, not Citizens 11/10/09 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 6/18/09 Vitter Applauds Final Selection of Barksdale as Home of Global Strike Command 5/20/09 Press Conference With Senate Republicans - Senate Vote On Funds For Guantanamo Closure 5/20/09 Press Conference With Senate Republicans 3/25/09 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense 12/18/08 Vitter Applauds Corps' OK of MR-GO Closure 5/22/08 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued 4/15/08 Vitter Applauds Passage of Purple Heart Legislation 3/19/08 Vitter Participates in CODEL to Afghanistan 2/10/08 Vitter's View: Defending our Marines 11/13/07 Law of the Sea Treaty 9/27/07 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - The U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea 9/10/07 Iraq 8/22/07 Vitter Issues Statement on Recent Visit to Iraq 5/26/07 Vitter Statement on the Passage of Supplemental Appropriations Bill 5/17/07 Vitter Reaches Agreement on Van Antwerp Nomination 2/05/07 MSNBC Hardball-Transcript 11/29/06 Sen. Vitter Comments on the Retirement of Col. Wagenaar 10/31/06 Sen. Vitter's Letter to Sen. John Kerry Regarding His Remarks About Our Troops in Iraq 9/13/05 Hurricane Katrina 5/13/05 BRAC Good News for Fort Polk 5/13/05 No BRAC Reductions at Barksdale 1/01/14 Issue Position: National Defense