Levin Will Try To Revive ABM Treaty Bill Following U.S. Withdrawal

By Thomas Duffy / December 13, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Following President George Bush's announcement this morning that the United States will withdraw from the 1972 ABM Treaty, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) will push to have the Senate consider legislation that restricts the administration's use of funds earmarked for missile defense tests that violate the treaty while the pact is still in effect. During a Rose Garden appearance this morning, Bush said he notified Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier today that the United States will withdraw from the treaty within...

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