Statement Of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell On Disposal Of The Chemical Weapons Stockpile
from the Office of Senator Mitch McConnell
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell released the following statement today regarding a House Armed Services Subcommittee hearing on the disposal of the chemical weapons stockpile:
"I applaud the lawmakers in the House for their interest in ensuring that the chemical weapons stockpiles in Richmond and Pueblo are disposed in a safe and timely manner. For the past 20 years, I have led this fight. In fact, I hope to use my position as a senior member of the Appropriations Committee to enact legislation that will guarantee that the Department of Defense lives up to its obligations to safely dispose of these dangerous weapons."