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Byron L. Dorgan

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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Executive Session December 22, 2010
Byron Dorgan, D-ND
"Mr. President, there has been a great deal of discussion about modernization this morning. I have listened to much of it and was not going to come to the floor, but I do want the record to show clearly what the numbers are on modernization. It is important to the future for us to understand what has been done and what is being done and what will be done."
Executive Session December 22, 2010
Byron Dorgan, D-ND
"Madam President, I was not going to speak again, but I was prompted to by my colleague from Alabama, a friend and someone for whom I have great respect. The presentation by my colleague from Alabama suggested that President Obama is moving in the direction of disarming us, the implication is that of injuring our national security by proposing that we have fewer nuclear weapons. Let me make a point that I think is so important for the record."
Afghanistan December 22, 2010
Byron Dorgan, D-ND
"Mr. President, as Congress begins next year to consider a range of policy choices in both domestic and foreign policy areas, I hope that at long last, we will decide that the war in Afghanistan must end."
Executive Session December 20, 2010
Byron Dorgan, D-ND
"Mr. President, of course I will yield."
Executive Session December 20, 2010
Byron Dorgan, D-ND
"Mr. President, I would estimate about 15 to 20 minutes would be the maximum."

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