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Senate Minority Leader McConnell will vote against START Treaty

December 19, 2010 politisite 0

Senators continued debate on the START nuclear treaty today after defeating an amendment which would have altered the language of the agreement. Submitted by Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID), the amendment would have forced the treaty back into negotiations with Russia, effectively killing the agreement.┬áIt failed by a vote of 32 to 60. Also today, Minority Ldr. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told CNN that he would vote against the treaty. Sen. McConnell […]