Lieberman Applauds Bush Missile Defense Plan, Calls for More Money

By Dan Dupont / December 18, 2002 at 5:00 AM
Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) today broke with other party leaders by endorsing President Bush's new missile defense plans, urging the administration to commit more resources to ensure their success. "Our first priority must be fighting terrorism, but the threat we face from ballistic missiles -- whether from rogue states or accidental launches -- is real and current," Lieberman said in a statement. "For that reason, I support the administration's decision, because some kind of missile defense system -- even a...

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