Video: Daschle Pushes for New START Ratification
Monday, July 19, 2010 at 6:05 pm
Today at the Center for American Progress, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) urged the Senate to ratify the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty, arguing that it would enhance the country’s national security and allow America to lead by example on the global stage. He noted that seven current GOP senators approved of President Reagan’s original START treaty but have not voiced support for New START — and with Sen. Joe Lieberman’s (I-Conn.) backing, their yes votes would give the treaty the 67 votes needed to pass.
Video after the jump:
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